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You MUST review and agree to our Terms & Conditions if you intend to ride on one of our parade vehicles.

Only full vehicle rental available.

Individual rentals available after February 1st.


The Parades

Below are the parade rentals for 2019 Mardi Gras. The packages include beads, entry fees, and rental cost.

We do not offer adjustments to the packages.

Each vehicle rental will contain enough beads for each person. It is the responsibility of the renter to ensure each person only uses their allotment. You may purchase more beads, just ask.

TEXAS CITY MARDI GRAS PARADE

Mainland Mardi Gras Parade

Mainland Mardi Gras Parade route

Time & Date: Noon, February 16th

Route: 33rd to 6th, Palmer Highway in Texas City

Staging Location: Carlos Garza Park

Staging Time: 11:30 a.m.

Parking Info: Carlos Garza Park

Drop Off: Carlos Garza Park

Approximate End Time: 2 p.m.

Amount of Beads Included: Two bags per rider

 

GALVESTON MARDI GRAS PARADES

For more information on each Galveston Mardi Gras parade, please visit MardiGrasGalveston.com. Your ride staging and loading locations and times will be arrange with Carnes Parade Krewe.

Funky Uptown Umbrella Parade

Time & Date: 8:30 p.m. February 22nd

Route: The Strand

Staging Location: 21st and The Strand

Staging Time: 8 p.m.

Parking Info: At your own risk

Drop Off: 21st and Strand

Approximate End Time: 9:30 p.m.

Amount of Beads Included: One bag of beads per rider

Entry tickets will be distributed upon rental.

 

Mystic Krewe of Aquarius Parade

Time & Date: Noon, February 23rd

Route: 57th & Seawall to The Strand District

Staging Location: 23rd and Winnie Street (First Baptist Church)

Staging Time: 10:30 a.m.

Parking Info: 23rd and Winnie Street (First Baptist Church)

Drop Off: 23rd and Winnie Street (First Baptist Church)

Approximate End Time: 3 p.m.

Amount of Beads Included: Three bags of beads per rider

 

Krewe of Gambrinus Parade

Time & Date: 6 p.m. February 23rd

Route: 57th & Seawall to The Strand District

Staging Location: 23rd and Winnie Street (First Baptist Church)

Staging Time: 4 p.m.

Parking Info: 23rd and Winnie Street (First Baptist Church)

Drop Off: 23rd and Winnie Street (First Baptist Church)

Approximate End Time: 9 p.m.

Amount of Beads Included: Three bags of beads per rider

 

Danny Weber Memorial Fire Truck Parade

Time & Date: 7 p.m. March 1st

Route: The Strand

Staging Location: Pier 21

Staging Time: 6:45 p.m.

Parking Info: At your own risk

Drop Off: Pier 21

Approximate End Time: 9 p.m.

Amount of Beads Included: Two bags of beads per rider

Babalu Parades

Time & Date: 8 p.m. March 1st

Route: The Strand

Staging Location: Pier 21

Staging Time: 6:45 p.m.

Parking Info: At your own risk

Drop Off: Pier 21

Approximate End Time: 9 p.m.

Amount of Beads Included: Two bags of beads per rider

 

Knights of Momus Grand Night Parade

Time & Date: 6:30 p.m. March 2nd

Route:25th & Seawall to The Strand

Staging Location: 400 Seawall (parking lot)

Staging Time: 5:45 p.m.

Parking Info: 400 Seawall (parking lot)

Drop Off: 400 Seawall (parking lot)

Approximate End Time: 9 p.m.

Amount of Beads Included: Two bags of beads per rider

Dress:
  • Dancing Queen and Dancing Queen 2 – Disco theme

  • Dancing King and Yagas Float – Island/Floral theme

 

Children’s Parade

Time & Date: 3 p.m. March 3rd

Route: The Strand

Staging Location: Rail Road Museum

Staging Time: 2:30 p.m.

Parking Info: At your own risk

Drop Off: Rail Road Museum

Approximate End Time: 4 p.m

Amount of Beads Included: One bag of beads per rider

 

23nd Annual Fat Tuesday Parade

Time & Date: 6:30 p.m. March 5th

Route: The Strand

Staging Location: Rail Road Museum

Staging Time: 6 p.m.

Parking Info: At your own risk

Drop Off: Rail Road Museum

Approximate End Time: 8 p.m.

Amount of Beads Included: One bag of beads per rider

 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

All registrations must be done online through the Terms & Conditions link. Verbal reservations cannot be honored. We just have too much interest in the Parade Krewe.

NO REFUNDS!

If a parade vehicle is unable to participate, we will make every effort to reasonably accommodate you and supply another vehicle.

The fees associated with the parade cover fuel, drivers time and parade entry fees. It is our desire to keep the cost as low as possible so that as many riders as possible can enjoy the experience.

Click here for our Terms & Conditions.

Through the years, we’ve been very fortunate that no major situations (beyond a mechanical failure that required us to push a vehicle down the seawall) has occurred on the Carnes Parade Krewe. We want to keep it that way and as we grow, waiver requirements are part of that.