Krewe of Orpheus

Unrivaled in our ability to throw the best parade and party in all of Mardi Gras, know that we will be back to once again steal the show for an EPIC 2022! We invite you to be part of that excitement for this bucket list experience. Contact our office at 504-822-7200 for details.  Until we meet again, please stay safe!

Please call 504.822.7211 if you have any questions.


Orpheus Flowers

We're thrilled to share that the Krewe of Orpheus is putting local artists to work, offering hand-crafted pieces of floral artwork for the first time in parade history. 🌼


Click the link below to order yours today!


Every year since its inception in 1993, Orpheus has had a Celebrity Monarch  reign over the Krewe of Orpheus. Recently, Bryan Cranston, Charlie Day, Mary Elizabeth Ellis and Lauren Alaina celebrated 2020 with us and the Krewe's 2021 monarchs will be announced later in the year!


1. When is the Orpheus Parade?

        The Krewe of Orpheus Parade has been cancelled for 2021, but will return February 28, 2022 beginning at 6:00pm.

2. How can I ride in the parade?

         Only members of the Krewe are allowed to ride in the parade.

3. Can anybody join the Krewe of Orpheus?

           All men and women of good character are welcome to apply for membership.

4. How do you become a member of the Krewe of Orpheus?

         Please contact our office at (504) 822-7200.

5. Are there activities besides the parade for Krewe Members?

        We have several social events throughout the year including Open House and the Captain’s Party.

6. Can I go to the Orpheuscapade if I’m not a member?

         The Orpheuscapade is open to the public. To purchase tickets, please contact our office at (504) 822-7211.


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Krewe of Orpheus

P.O. Box 19265

New Orleans, LA, 70179


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