Phunny Phorty Phellows Parade

Posted on January 4, 2017 – BlogCommunity

It is time to start getting excited about seeing the Annual Phunny Phorty Phellows Parade. It originated in 1878 and is a must see parade with sensational costumes, themes, floats, and cakes, and epic mask.

Parade Kick Off

The Social Club kicks off the carnival season with an amazing streetcar parade. The masked carnival Krew create an exciting parade for everyone to enjoy. Some of the satirical mask date back from the early 1800’s. These leading businessmen that organizes a fun presentation.

Parade Revival

The Phunny Phorty Phellows was revived in 1981. They set the tone, for carnival season celebrations like- Fat Tuesday, and Mardi Gras. They also choose a queen by the traditional king cake style method. Their unique street car parade is decked out with colorful and bold decorations. It’s a noisy street car, with a party going on! The main colors are green, purple, and gold. They are also joined by the Storyville Stompers for a ribbon-cutting ceremony. It’s a must-see parade to enjoy catching throws or a slice of cake! After a toast and the ribbon is cut, the parade begins.

The Start of Carnival Season

When you hear about the Phunny Phorty Phellows Parade, it means carnival season has arrived. When the boisterous Krew come riding down St. Charles Avenue, get ready to catch some throws, see unique mask and costumes. It’s a perfect place to an illustration of dedicated revelers. It all ends at the edge of the French Quarters.

On board the streetcar, there are slices of cake, that are passed out, and loud shouts of happiness spew into the carnival time air! It is time for the Phunny Phorty Phellows Parade and the beginning of another year of amazing parades in New Orleans!