Our Top Kid-Fun Parades For Mardi Gras 2019Some are day parades, some night- but all are fun for different reasons, whether it's the crowds, the throws, or how the parade rolls and its theme.January 6 Krewe of Joan of Arc French Quarter. This annual walking parade celebrates St Joan of Arc’s birthday and the Epiphany. 6 pm.February 9 Krewe of Chewbacchus Marigny. The Krewe of Chewbacchus also makes all of its own throws and has created hundreds of elaborately decorated bandoliers, bean bags, Frisbees, stuffed animals, and more. 7 pm.February 17 Krewe of Little Rascals Metairie. America’s longest running, most flamboyant children’s Mardi Gras Krewe. Noon.February 22 Krewe of Excalibur Metairie. The medieval theme carries through with grand costuming, including fully suited knights on horseback. 7:30 pm.February 23Krewe of Caesar Metairie. The largest Carnival organization in Jefferson Parish, it’s known for its fiber optics, neon, and 3-D figures. 5:30 pm.‘tit Rex Marigny. The first and only MicroKrewe. The 'tit Rex floats are made out shoeboxes that look like full-size floats. 5:30 pm.February 24Krewe of King Arthur and Merlin Uptown. It’s the largest parading krewe on this first Sunday—family Sunday—of Mardi Gras. Follows the Krewe of Carrollton. 1 pm. Krewe of Barkus French Quarter. Man’s best friend is the center of this parade through the streets of the French Quarter with their humans there simply as their escorts. 2 pm.February 28 Krewe of Muses Uptown. Everyone’s goal– catch the coveted Muses shoes! 6:30 pm.March 2Krewe of Endymion Mid-City. Carnival's largest parade with 3,200 riders and 36 floats. Lionel Richie, Flo Rida, and Chicago will perform at the Endymion Extravaganza following the parade. 4:15 pm.March 3Krewe of Athena Metairie. Established in 2014, it’s the newest all-female Mardi Gras club in Jefferson Parish. 5:30 pm.Krewe of Thoth Uptown. Among the krewe’s throws are 3-D die-cut metallic necklaces, six-inch stuffed polar bears and specialized doubloons. Noon.March 5 (Fat Tuesday) Krewe of Rex Uptown. This parade krewe is the origin of many traditions of Mardi Gras, including its colors of purple, green and gold, as well as the collectible doubloon coins. 10 am.Krewe of Elks-Jeffersonians Metairie. Comprised of 4,000 male and female riders and featuring more than 90 trucks, it is the oldest and largest of the all the truck krewes. Follows the Krewe of Argus. 11 am.First time to Mardi Gras as a parent? Check out these need-to-know tips for Mardi Gras success.