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Mardi Gras Krewes

Krewe of Mid-City
By Arthur Hardy

Krewe of Mid-City

The Krewe of Mid-City was founded in 1933 and is Carnival’s fifth oldest parading organization. It is named for the neighborhood where its procession began until the 2002 season. In 1947 the club introduced animated floats to Mardi Gras. The youthful themes selected by this imaginative group make it a favorite among children. Mid-City’s floats are colored with tin foil that gives them a unique appearance. Some throw items feature interlocking hearts and the French motto, Pour La Joie De Vivre – for the joy of life.

Mid-City Route Map

Arthur Hardy's Mardi Gras GuideFor more information on this parade's theme, riders, bands, and throws for this year, order the premier guide to everything Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Arthur Hardy's award-winning Mardi Gras Guide contains 164 colorful pages of facts, photos, features, and fun, including more than 50 individual parade profiles and maps. Click here to order the guide online.
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