Krewe Du Vieux, Krewe Delusion Parking Instructions, Traffic Restrictions
NEW ORLEANS — The City of New Orleans issued parking instructions and reminders in advance of the 2016 Krewe du Vieux and Krewe Delusion parades scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. The City also encouraged the public to be patient and prepared for heavy vehicular and pedestrian traffic in the specified areas and to make transportation arrangements accordingly.
Krewe du Vieux Parade
Starting at 6:30 p.m., the parade will proceed on Royal Street to Frenchmen Street, turn left against traffic on Frenchmen Street to Decatur Street, right on Decatur Street to St. Philip Street, right against traffic on St. Philip Street to Royal Street, left on Royal Street with traffic to Toulouse Street, left on Toulouse Street with traffic to Decatur Street, right on Decatur Street to Magazine Street, continue on Magazine Street to Gravier Street, left on Gravier Street to Tchoupitoulas Street, right on Tchoupitoulas Street to Julia Street, right on Julia Street to O’Keefe Avenue, right on O’Keefe Avenue to The Civic at 510 O’Keefe Ave. where the parade will disband.
Immediately following Krewe de Vieux at 7:15 p.m., Krewe Delusion will begin at Royal Street and Franklin Avenue, proceed on Royal Street to Frenchmen Street, turn right onto Decatur Street to Ursulines Avenue, right on Ursulines Avenue to Royal Street, left on Royal Street to Toulouse Street, left on Toulouse Street to Decatur Street, right against traffic on Decatur Street to Frenchmen Street, left on Frenchmen Street to Chartres Street, and right on Chartres Street to Port Street where the parade will disband.
Parking enforcement personnel will be monitoring for illegal parking, including blocking hydrants, driveways and sidewalks, or parking within 20 feet of a crosswalk, intersection or stop signs. Motorists are also reminded to park in the direction of travel on one-way streets and with the right wheel to the curb on two-way streets.
In addition, RTA services, including bus service, may be interrupted during this event.