The theme for 2017 is:
Pirates of the Crescent City!
Barkus tells tales of Jean Lafleabag
Founded in 1993, the Krewe of Barkus is New Orleans only canine Mardi Gras krewe. This years parade is on February 19th, as in previous years the parade will start at Armstrong Park. This unique dog parade winds its way through the Historic French Quarter, where parade goers will be treated to a parade like no other. Beads will be thrown as well as treats for our four legged Mardi Gras Krewe and marchers.
The Mystic Krewe of Barkus is unlike any royalty you have ever seen. They come in all sizes, shapes, and of course area ll furry. The royal Queen is always a former rescue, shelter dog and the king is chosen from the krewes members. This royal couple celebrate there reign with a toast at world famous Galatoire’s Restaurant.