february, 2020

20feb5:30 pm11:00 amKnights of Babylon > Knights of Chaos > Krewe of Muses


Event Details

Knights of Babylos @ 5:30pm Uptown

The Knights of Babylon were found in 1939, by a group of professionals called The Jester’s Club. Babylon is a firm believer in tradition and uses floats with the same designs as were used more than seventy years ago. They still have flambeaux lighting the parade and their king’s float is drawn by a mule. Each float in the Knights of Babylon parade is a chapter in a rich history that only gets more fascinating with time. Babylon consists of more than 325 knights led by their king, Sargon, who takes his title from the legendary Babylonian ruler.

Knights of Chaos @ 6:15pm Uptown

According to Greek mythology, Chaos was the void out of which the universe and all its gods were created. In 2000, the Knights of Chaos filled the void created when the Knight of Momus stopped parading in 1992 after 100 years. The 200 member all-male krewe parades on the Thursday before Fat Tuesday. Chaos presents a satirical parade. They never reveal the king’s identity or the parade theme ahead of time.

Krewe of Muses @ 6:30pm Uptown

Organized in 2000, the Krewe of Muses is named after the legendary daughters of Zeus. In Greek mythology, muses were patrons of the arts and sciences, as well as sources of inspiration for artists, poets, philosophers, and musicians.


(Thursday) 5:30 pm - 11:00 am

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