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Tues 2/17 Westbank 10am Krewe of Grela

 It was the first krewe to hold a parade on the Westbank of Jefferson Parish on Mardi Gras Day and continues that tradition today. The krewe is comprised of 400 male and female riders, 27 floats and marching bands.


Route Description

  • The parade begins at the intersection of Stumpf Blvd. and Whitney Avenue
  • They travel down Stumpf Blvd. until they intersect with U.S. Route 90 Business (West Bank Expy.
  • The parade takes a right on U.S. Route 90.
  • At Whitney Street, they make a U-turn on to the other side of U.S. Route 90 Business.
  • The parade travels back down the other side of U.S. Route 90 Business unitl they reach Stumpf, where they turn left.
  • They travel down Stumpf Blvd. until they reach Franklin Ave., where the parade turns right.
  • The parade travels down Franklin Ave. until they reach Burmaster Street and make U-turn.
  • The parade travels back down Franklin until reaching U.S. Route 90 again, where they turn right.
  • At Dolhonde Street, they make a U-turn.
  • They stay on U.S. Route 90 Business and follow it until Huey P. Long Avenue.
  • At Huey P. Long they take a left turn and follow the street to 4th St.

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