The traditional routes for the Endymion and Zulu Mardi Gras parades in New Orleans have been changed to avoid the Hard Rock collapse site.
Endymion President, Don Kelly announced the changes in a press conference on Monday.
“We’re able to parade where we want to parade,” Kelly said. “We have a few glitches we have to work through, but I think the entire 3,200 member krewe is very excited we’re able to be in mid-city, where we want to be.”
Endymion will still start at City Park and Orleans Avenue before:
Proceed down Orleans Avenue
Right on North Carrollton Avenue
Left on Canal Street
Right on Elk Place
Continue onto Loyola Avenue
Left on Poydras Street
Right on St. Charles Avenue
Left on Julia Street
Right on Convention Center Boulevard
END: Convention Center
The Zulu parade will start at its traditional spot on Jackson Avenue before: