River Region parades start rolling excitement today

Published 11:45 pm Friday, February 13, 2015

LAPLACE — Southeast Louisiana is the home of Mardi Gras parades, and residents of the River Parishes can finally begin to enjoy the fun locally as the five River Region parades start rolling today.

Krewe of Lul

This year’s parade will roll through Luling at noon today.

The parade will lineup and begin at Winnwood Shopping Center, turn right onto Paul Maillard Road, continue to and turn right on River Road, continue to and turn right on Sugarhouse Road, continue to and turn right on Angus Drive and disband at Paul Maillard Road.

Krewe of Towahpasah

Krewe of Towahpasah, Reserve’s distinctive parade, will roll at noon today. Vehicles will line up at Riverside Academy in Reserve, and all are welcome to ride.

Krewe du Monde

Krewe du Monde, the largest parade in the River Parishes, will roll at 11 a.m. Sunday in LaPlace. The parade starts on Main Street and ends at the intersection of Fairway and Belle Terre Boulevard.

Krewe of Des Allemands

The Krewe of Des Allemands will roll beginning at the corner of Louisiana 631 and Wenger Road. in Des Allemands at 1 p.m. Sunday.

Krewe of Tomorrow

The Krewe of Tomorrow, St. James Parish’s only Carnival parade and the only parade in the River Parishes that rolls on Fat Tuesday, will roll at 1 p.m. Tuesday. The parade starts at Lutcher Elementary School, travels to Sacred Heart Church in Gramercy and loops back around to end at Lutcher Elementary School.