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Mardi Gras 2013
Sat February 9, 2013
NOPD Announces Adjustments To Mardi Gras Parade Schedule
After receiving information from the National Weather Service of expected inclement weather, New Orleans Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas, parade krewe Captains and organizers have made the following adjustments to the parade schedule:
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Okeanos, Mid-City and Thoth are all planning to roll at their regular scheduled times, with Okeanos preparing to start 30 minutes early at 10:30 a.m., allowing Mid-City and Thoth to follow. All three parades will follow their normal route until they reach Canal Street, at which point they will turn right with traffic towards the river to their normal disband area.
Bacchus will be staged and ready for their normal start of 5:15 p.m., however if all elements are in place they will start earlier.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Proteus will be prepared to start at 4:30 p.m. (45 minutes early) and will make their planned crossover to the lakebound side of Canal Street for disband.
Orpheus will follow Proteus with a start time of 5:30 p.m. (30 minutes early) and will make the hard right onto the riverbound side of Canal Street (with traffic) to Tchoupitoulas to their disband area.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Rex and Zulu will roll at their traditional start times.
As of today, the New Orleans Police have not made any adjustments to the scheduled Tambourine and Fan event at Orleans and Claiborne.
Andre Perry Commentary
Inside the Arts
Notes from New Orleans