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Tues 2/17 Metairie Krewe of Jefferson (follows Krewe of Argus)

 Krewe Of Jefferson was founded by former captain of the Krewe Of Jason wanted to bring Mardi Gras to Jefferson Parish. With a long-time friend, a former captain of the Krewe Of Elks Orleanians Truck parade, they organized the first Jefferson Mardi Gras. The first parade in March of 1973 consisted of twelve truck floats down Veterans Highway in Metairie.

Route Description

  • The  will begin at the intersection of Woodlawn Avenue and Eldorado Street.
  • The parade will go east to Houma Boulevard, where it will turn north.
  • At the intersection of Veterans Memorial Boulevard and Houma Boulevard, the parade will turn west.
  • Before they reach Clearview Parkway, the parade will turn around on Veterans and use the westbound lane to go east.
  • The parade will continue east until it reaches Severn Avenue, where it will turn north.
  • The krewe will travel up Severn to the intersection of Severn and 12th Street, where the parade will turn around and head south.
  • At Veterans Memorial Boulevard, the parade will once more turn east.
  • The parade will follow Veterans all the way to Bonnabel Boulevard, where the parade will turn turn north once again.
  • At the intersection of Bonnabel and Feronia Street, the krewe will turn around and head south to Veterans once more.
  • On the final leg of the parade route, the krewe will travel east to the intersection of Veterans and Martin Behrman Avenue, where the parade will end.

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