Mardi Gras 2017 Schedule Check the parade schedule below to identify the dates and times of the parades, and the day’s transit detour. Use the detour pattern (Uptown, Endymion, etc.) for each parade in the parade table to determine where to board your bus or streetcar. During parades, plan more time for your trip. All detours are in effect starting 2 hours before a parade begins until the parade is past the transit route. Shuttle bus services will replace streetcars on all streetcar lines (except 12-St. Charles from S. Claiborne Avenue to Napoleon Avenue and 2-Riverfront) from Thursday February 23rd through Mardi Gras Day, Tuesday February 28th. There will be no service on the 49-Rampart-St. Claude on Saturday February 25th or Tuesday February 28th. General Detour Information Streetcar Detours 12-St. Charles Streetcar: Service on St. Charles will stop at Cadiz Street for Uptown Parades and Mardi Gras Day (see map on “Uptown Parades via St. Charles Avenue”). For Endymion and some French Quarter/Marigny parades service will stop at Erato Street. Check the parade schedule below for detoured lines. 47/48-Canal Streetcars: Service will stop at Liberty Street for Uptown and French Quarter/Marigny parades. On Mardi Gras Day service will stop at Claiborne Avenue. No streetcar service during Endymion. 49-Rampart-St. Claude Streetcar: No service on Saturday February 25th (Endymion) or Mardi Gras Day, Tuesday February 28th. Bus Detours Bus service will stop as close to the parade routes as possible unless otherwise noted. Service will not cross parade routes. Uptown Parade Detours French Quarter & Marigny Parades Krewe du Vieux and Krewe Delusion Saturday, February 11. Starts 6:30 pm: 12-St. Charles Streetcar: Streetcars will stop at Howard Avenue during the parade. Shuttle buses will provide service between Howard Avenue and Canal Street. 47/48-Canal Streetcars: Streetcars will stop at Baronne Street during the parade. 5-Marigny-Bywater: will run between Elysian Fields Ave. and Poland Ave. starting 2 hours before parade until service ends at 6:45pm. 10-Tchoupitoulas & 11-Magazine: Buses will detour down Calliope St. to Convention Center Blvd. to get to Canal Street. 16-S. Claiborne: Bus ends at Canal St. and Elk Place. No service on Poydras St. between Loyola Ave. and Magazine St. 55-Elysian Fields: will detour via St. Claude Ave. to Elk Place at Canal St. Krewe of Cork Friday, February 17. Starts at 3:00 pm: Expect delays during parade on Line 5-Marigny-Bywater and 55-Elysian Fields. Krewe of Chewbacchus Saturday, February 18. Starts at 6:00 pm: 5-Marigny-Bywater: Service will stop running during parade. 55-Elysian Fields: Bus will turn onto St. Claude St. and follow St. Claude to Canal Street. 80-Louisa-Desire: Service will use Claiborne Ave. to Canal St. and Elk Place. 88-St. Claude: buses will turn onto Franklin Ave. and use Claiborne Ave. to the Lower 9th Ward. Krewe of Barkus Sunday, February 19. Starts at 2:00 pm: Expect delays during parade on the 49-Rampart-St. Claude Streetcar, 88-St. Claude, and 91-Jackson-Esplande. Endymion Parade – Saturday, February 25 Detours Outside of Downtown 12-St. Charles Shuttle Bus: shuttle will stop at Union Passenger Terminal during Endymion parade. 27-Louisiana: No service between Delgado Community College and Cemeteries Transit Center. 32-Leonideas-Treme: Route will be split on either side of the parade with service from Audubon Park to Banks Street and from Orleans Avenue & N. Scott Street to Basin Street & Canal Street. 47/48-Canal Streetcars: No service during parade. 49-Rampart-St. Claude Streetcar: No service during parades. 84-Galvez: Galvez Buses from Lower Ninth Ward will end at N. Galvez St. and Bienville St. 90-Carrollton: The line will be split into two with service from Elysian Fields to Beauregard Circle (Stop ID: 4663) and S. Claiborne Ave. to Cemeteries Transit Center, following 27-Louisiana route from S. Carrollton Ave. to Cemeteries Transit Center. 94-Broad: Service will be split on either side of Canal Street, with stops at Banks St. and Bienville Ave. until the parade passes Broad Street. Mardi Gras Parade – Tuesday, February 28 Detours Outside of Downtown All bus services will follow their Saturday schedules, except for the 106-Aurora, which will follow its weekday schedule. There will be no St. Charles shuttle bus on Mardi Gras Day. The 10-Tchoupitoulas and 11-Magazine will operate all the way to Audubon Park on Mardi Gras Day. 15-Freret: No service on Mardi Gras Day. 32-Leonides-Treme: Buses will take Carrollton Avenue to Esplanade Avenue and follow the 91-Jackson-Esplanade to N. Rampart Street and Bienville Street. 49-Rampart-St. Claude Streetcar: No service during parades. 94-Broad: Service will be split on either side of Orleans Ave until parades are over. For Uptown detours use the Uptown Parades via St. Charles Avenue map. West Bank (Algiers) Parades Mystic Knights of Adonis Saturday, February 18th, 11:45 am 114/115-General De Gaulle: buses will take MacArthur Blvd and Woodland Dr. to Sullen Dr. No service on Garden Oaks, Behrman Hwy or Tullis Dr during parade. Krewe of NOMTOC Saturday, February 25th, 10:45 am 101-Algiers Point: No service to Eliza St. and Hendee St. 102-General Meyer: No service between Kabel Dr. and Whitney Ave. 108-Algiers Local: Service between L.B. Landry at Semmes St. and Cut-off only. Canal Street – Algiers Point Ferry Services The Canal Street-Algiers Point Ferry operates extended hours during 2017 Mardi Gras. Check nolaferries.com for the most up-to-date ferry information. Day Date First Trip Algiers Pt. First Trip Canal St. Last Trip Algiers Pt. Last Trip Canal St. Friday Feb 17 6:00am 6:15am 11:30pm 11:45pm Saturday Feb 18 9:00am 9:15am 11:30pm 11:45pm Sunday Feb 19 9:00am 9:15am 9:30pm 9:45pm Monday Feb 20 6:00am 6:15am 9:30pm 9:45pm Tuesday Feb 21 6:00am 6:15am 9:30pm 9:45pm Wednesday Feb 22 6:00am 6:15am 11:00pm 11:15pm Thursday Feb 23 6:00am 6:15am 11:00pm 11:15pm Friday Feb 24 6:00am 6:15am 11:30pm 11:45pm Saturday Feb 25 9:00am 9:15am 12:00pm 12:15pm Sunday Feb 26 9:00am 9:15am 12:00pm 12:15pm Monday Feb 27 6:00am 6:15am 12:00pm 12:15pm Tuesday Feb 28 6:00am 6:15am 9:30pm 9:45pm Algiers Point Ferry Fares and Passes - Purchase on Ferry Cost Pedestrian (each way) $2.00 Reduced Fare with ID (each way) - (Age 65+, People with Disabilities, Medicare Card) $1.00 Monthly Pass (Ferry only) $65.00 Parade Schedule Day Date Time Parade Area Lines on Detours Wednesday Jan 06 7:00pm Krewe of Joan of Arc French Quarter Lines 5 & 55 Wednesday Jan 06 7:00pm Phunny Phorty Phellows Uptown No Detours Saturday Feb 11 6:30pm Krewe du Vieux French Quarter FQ/Marigny/CBD Saturday Feb 11 Follows Krewe Delusion French Quarter FQ/Marigny/CBD Friday Feb 17 3:00pm Krewe of Cork French Quarter No Detours Friday Feb 17 6:00pm Krewe of Oshun Uptown Uptown Friday Feb 17 6:30pm Krewe of Cleopatra Uptown Uptown Saturday Feb 18 11:45pm The Mystic Knights of Adonis Westbank Lines 114 & 115 Saturday Feb 18 1:00pm Krewe of Ponchartrain Uptown Uptown Saturday Feb 18 Follows Krewe of Choctaw Uptown Uptown Saturday Feb 18 Follows Krewe of Freret Uptown Uptown Saturday Feb 18 6:00pm Knights of Sparta Uptown Uptown Saturday Feb 18 6:15pm Krewe of Pygmalion Uptown Uptown Saturday Feb 18 5:00pm tit Rex Marigny No Detours Saturday Feb 18 7:00pm Krewe of Chewbacchus Marigny Lines 5, 55, 80 & 88 Sunday Feb 19 11:00am Krewe of Femme Fatale Uptown Uptown Sunday Feb 19 Follows Krewe of Carrollton Uptown Uptown Sunday Feb 19 Follows Krewe of King Arthur & Merlin Uptown Uptown Sunday Feb 19 Follows Krewe of Alla Uptown Uptown Sunday Feb 19 2:00pm Krewe of Barkus French Quarter Lines 49, 88 & 91 Wednesday Feb 22 6:30pm Krewe of Druids Uptown Uptown Wednesday Feb 22 7:00pm Krewe of Nyx Uptown Uptown Thursday Feb 23 5:30pm Knights of Babylon Uptown Uptown Thursday Feb 23 6:15pm Knights of Chaos Uptown Uptown Thursday Feb 23 6:30pm Krewe of Muses Uptown Uptown Friday Feb 24 11:30am Krewe of Bosom Buddies French Quarter No Detours Friday Feb 24 6:00pm Krewe of Hermes Uptown Uptown Friday Feb 24 6:30pm Krewe d'Etat Uptown Uptown Friday Feb 24 7:00pm Krewe of Morpheus Uptown Uptown Saturday Feb 25 10:45am Krewe of NOMTOC Westbank Lines 101, 102 & 108 Saturday Feb 25 11:00am Krewe of Iris Uptown Uptown Saturday Feb 25 12:00pm Krewe of Tucks Uptown Uptown Saturday Feb 25 4:15pm Krewe of Endymion Mid City Endymion Sunday Feb 26 11:00am Krewe of Okeanos Uptown Uptown Sunday Feb 26 11:45am Krewe of Mid-City Uptown Uptown Sunday Feb 26 12:00pm Krewe of Thoth Uptown Uptown Sunday Feb 26 5:15pm Krewe of Bacchus Uptown Uptown Monday Feb 27 5:15pm Krewe of Proteus Uptown Uptown Monday Feb 27 6:00pm Krewe of Orpheus Uptown Uptown Tuesday Feb 28 8:00am Krewe of Zulu Uptown Mardi Gras Tuesday Feb 28 10:00am Krewe of Rex Uptown Uptown / Mardi Gras Tuesday Feb 28 Follows Krewe of Elks Orleans Uptown Uptown / Mardi Gras Tuesday Feb 28 Follows Krewe of Crescent City Uptown Uptown / Mardi Gras Read Fares & Passes Information. 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