Krewe of Alla - Jan. 31

Krewe of Alla - Jan. 31

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The Krewe of Alla starts on Sunday, Jan. 31 at 2 p.m. in Uptown New Orleans.

It follows the traditional Uptown parade route, starting at the intersection of Jefferson Ave. and Magazine St. From there, the parade rolls to Napoleon Ave. and makes a left.

Once it reaches St. Charles Ave., the parade makes a right and heads all the way past Lee Circle to Canal St.

The krewe makes a U-turn at Burgundy St., heads back down Canal St., and then makes a right on Tchoupitoulas St., ending at Poydras St.

The Krewe of ALLA was formed November 19, 1932, and was originally sponsored by the West Side Carnival and Social Club, Inc.

The group was reorganized July 26, 1977 as the Golden Gryphon Society, Inc. Since its formation, the krewe has staged a total of 76 annual street parades, one 75th anniversary parade, one Gretna Kick-Off parade, and 11 river parades. Due to World War II, ALLA did not stage its annual street pageant for the years 1942 to 1945.

In 1968, the parade was postponed twice because of inclement weather, and was cancelled for an entire season.  In 2014, the krewe moved its parade from the West Bank to the Uptown New Orleans route on St. Charles Avenue and began accepting women as members.

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