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Stay Safe This Carnival Season

Stay Safe This Carnival Season

Carnival SeasonWe at Ricca’s want to make sure you have a safe 2020 Carnival Season. It all began on January 6th and will end on Mardi Gras Day February 25th. Here are a few tips on what you need to know to make it safe through the season. As you pack your adult beverages, don’t forget to brings lots of water when heading to the parade routes too. Parades can last for hours. It is important to stay hydrated. Wear comfortable shoes when heading to your favorite parades this Carnival season.  Make sure your Mardi Gras ladders are structurally sound and are place at least six feet back from the street curb. Get to your favorite parade spot early this Carnival Season. Remember you are not allowed to rope off areas of the neutral ground, public sideways, or other public property. If you decide to put up a shade tent or other structure larger than 10′ x 10′ you will need to get a permit. You cannot leave tents or ladders on the on the neutral ground or along curbs and sidewalks overnight. If you bring a grill, you will need to place it at least six feet from the street curb. Make sure to figure out where your closest bathrooms are and bring some extra toilet paper and hand sanitizer.

Parade Schedule

Below find a list of some of the parades you don’t want to miss this Carnival season:

       Saturday, February 8

Krewe Of Bilge noon Slidell
Krewe Of Poseidon 6 pm Slidell
Krewe Du Vieux 6:30 pm Marigny – French Quarter
Krewedelusion follows Marigny – French Quarter

Sunday, February 9

Krewe Of Nefertiti 11 am New Orleans East
Little Rascals noon Metairie
Krewe Of Slidellians 1 pm Slidell
Krewe Of Perseus follows Slidell
‘tit Rex 4:30 pm Marigny
Krewe Of Pearl River Lions Club 9 am Pearl River

Friday, February 14

Krewe Of Cork 3 pm French Quarter
Krewe Of Hercules 6 pm Houma
Krewe Of Oshun 6 pm Uptown
Krewe Of Cleopatra 6 pm Uptown
Krewe of Alla 7 pm Uptown
Krewe Of Eve 7 pm Mandeville
Krewe of Excalibur 6:30 pm Metairie
Krewe of Omega 6:30 pm Hammond

Saturday, February 15

Krewe Of Paws 10 am Slidell
Mystic Knights Of Adonis 11:45 am Westbank
Krewe Of Tee Caillou noon Chauvin
Krewe Of Tchefuncte 1 pm Madisonville
Knights Of Nemesis 1 pm Chalmette
Krewe Of Pontchartrain 1 pm Uptown
Krewe Of Choctaw follows Uptown
Krewe Of Freret follows Uptwon
Knights Of Sparta 5:30 pm Uptown