The New Orleans Mardi Gras parade, which dates back to 1857, was originally many celebrations put on by different groups in the city, called krewes, which now raise their own funds and decorate their own floats for the main parade.
Membership in some krewes is passed down through families. The name krewe is thought to have been coined by one of the first groups, which called itself the Mistick Krewe of Comus.
A krewe is an organization that puts on a parade or ball for the Carnival season.
The term is best known for its association with New Orleans Mardi Gras, but is ...
Each Mardi Gras Parade Krewe has a unique history and theme. Some have
been around for decades, while others have been in existence for just a few
In the context of Mardi Gras celebrations, a krewe (pronounced 'crew') is an
organization of people who are responsible for arranging events such as
Krewe members pay annual dues. A Krewe can also support charities and
causes. Mysti Krewe was formed by former Louisiana residents, and others who
A krewe is any group or organization of revelers to band together to host a Mardi
Gras ball, ride on a Mardi Gras parade float and participate in social events ...
New Orleans Mardi Gras krewe information about the history, balls, dates and
parade routes for visitors looking to enjoy the festivites.
Official 2017 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule including Krewe information, routes,
schedule, changes, updated, rain, snow and more. Detailed look at the ...
One of the groups with hereditary membership whose members organize and
participate as costumed paraders in the annual Mardi Gras carnival. See Note at
Every parade in New Orleans' Mardi Gras celebration, and there are about sixty
of them each year, is sponsored by a Krewe. While there are literally dozens of ...