THE FOLLOWING ARE TENTATIVE PARADE ROUTES
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There are two official Southern Decadence parades
The FRIDAY NIGHT parade is a float parade through the streets
of the French Quarter presented by Toby LeFort and the Knights of
The parade formation time is 6:15 P.M.
The parade starting time is 7:30 P.M.
There are approximately 15 floats.
The parade starts at Elysian Fields by Washington Park.
The parade ends near Bourbon and Ursulines Streets.
Here is the 2018 official parade route of the Friday night parade:
The SUNDAY AFTERNOON parade is the traditional
Grand Marshal Parade. It is a walking parade with no motorized
except for one truck at the front of the parade that will carry the
for the Southern Decadence Grand Marshals' entourage.
The parade formation time is 1:00 P.M.
The parade starting time is 2:00 P.M.
The parade starts near Decatur and Barracks Streets.
The parade ends near Bourbon and Dumaine Streets.
HERE IS LAST YEAR'S OFFICIAL PARADE ROUTE
OF THE SUNDAY AFTERNOON PARADE:
SOUTHERN DECADENCE TRIVIA
2018 is the 47th Annual Southern Decadence
However, 2018 brings us the 44th annual Sunday
This is because there was no official parade in 1972,
2005 (Hurricane Katrina) and 2008 (Hurricane Gustav).
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