Parading in costume with friends and family is a favorite past-time of New Orleans. Our costume contests celebrate and highlight the krewes, clubs, and Carnival revelers that go all out for their parades in New Orleans!
- Carnival Krewe Contest: Most Festive/Vibrant Group Costumes
- Marching Club Contest: Best Themed Group Costumes
- Pleasure Club Contest: Most Color-Coordinated Group
- Super Krewe Contest: Largest Group in Costume
If you don’t show up with a Krewe you can still get it in the festive spirit with individual costumes!
- Royal Purple: Must wear purple to be eligible for the Royal Crowning.
- Best Court Jester: It’s not a true Carnival Party without a Jester!
- Best Character: Dress up as someone!
Follow us on Facebook or sign up for our email newsletter to get updates on contest prizes and other details. You can expect the prizes to be something like:
- ‘First-Line’ Parade Position
- Commemorative Group Photo
- Premium Parasols and Parade Banners
- Sponsored Prize Item