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Krewe of Boo Parade Updates

Oct 20
6:30 PM — 9:30 PM
Krewe of Boo Parade

Route, Timing, and Traffic Impacts for the 2018 Krewe of Boo Parade

The City of New Orleans has permitted the 2018 Krewe of Boo Parade. As always, residents are asked to take care in large crowds and to report suspicious activity to public safety officials. More information on the event can be found at


Saturday, October 20th, 2018, 6:30pm to 9:30pm


Marigny, French Quarter, Central Business District


No parking zones along the entire route will begin two hours before the parade starts. Parking enforcement personnel will be monitoring for illegal parking. 

  • Do not block hydrants, driveways and sidewalks.
  • Do not park within 20 feet of a crosswalk, intersection, or stop sign.
  • Park in the direction of travel on one-way streets and with the right wheel to the curb on two-way streets.

Traffic and transportation impacts

Traffic will be restricted along the route depicted below. Residents are encouraged to be patient and to prepare for heavy vehicular and pedestrian traffic. RTA services, including bus and streetcar service, may be interrupted during this event. Details on any route changes are available at

Getting there

Attendees are encouraged to use alternatives to driving, including RTA public transportation, taxis, transportation network companies (Uber, Lyft), or Blue Bikes


Special Events Permitting

Special events, like parades, festivals, races, and second lines, are permitted through the City of New Orleans One Stop Shop. Learn more about the process for obtaining the permits and/or licenses for events at NOLA Ready, managed by the New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, provides information on impacts from major special events and emergencies. Learn more at