Best Mardi Gras Parades in New Orleans

There are many Mardi Gras Parades in New Orleans. Some are old, some are new, some are super-krewes, some are old-line krewes. Here is a list of the favorite Mardi Gras Parades as listed by my family and friends. Poll:What is your favorite Mardi Gras Parade?Vote for one of the following:
  • Rex
  • Bacchus
  • Endymion
  • Zulu
  • Muses
  • Krewe D' Etat
  • Orpheus
  • Proteus
  • Phunny Phorty Phellows
  • Chaos
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  • 01 of 08

    Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club

    ••• The Ambassador. (c)2007 Charlyn Chisholm

    Zulu always parades on Mardi Gras morning and is the first to roll every year with Mr. Big Stuff, The Ambassador, several other great characters.

    • The Krewe of Zulu
    • Krewe of Zulu photo gallery
  • 02 of 08
    ••• King Rex Float. (c)2007 Patricia Vincent

    Rex, it the King of Carnival. The Krewe of Rex rides on Mardi Gras morning.

  • The Krewe of Rex
  • See the photos of Rex
  • 03 of 08

    Krewe of Muses

    ••• The Krewe of Muses Shoe Float. (c)2007 Sharon Keating
    Krewe of Muses, an all women krewe has a giant shoe float instead of a Queen's float.
  • 04 of 08

    Krewe of Endymion

    ••• Endymion Float. (c)2006 Sharon Keating

    The Krewe of Endymion is a Mid-City Super Krewe that always rides the Saturday before Mardi Gras

  • The Krewe of Endymion
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  • 05 of 08

    Krewe of Bacchus

    ••• Bacchus Rides!. Sharon Keating

    The Krewe of Bacchus is the Super Krewe that rolls on the Super Sunday before Mardi Gras.

  • 06 of 08

    Krewe of Orpheus

    ••• Smokey Mary's Engine. (c)2007 Sharon Keating

    The Krewe Of Orpheus was founded recently by Harry Connick, Jr. and friends.

  • The Krewe of Orpheus
  • See the photos
  • 07 of 08

    Krewe of Proteus

    ••• The Captian of Proteus. (c)2006 Sharon Keating

    The Krewe of Proteus is an old line parade

  • The Krewe of Proteus
  • 08 of 08

    Le Krewe D'Etat

    ••• Krewe d'Etat. (c)2006 Patricia Vincent

    The always satirical Krewe D'Etat is a favorite that rolls on the Friday before Mardi Gras.

  • Krewe D'Etat
  • See the Photos