On Saturday, January 11, 2020, the St. John Fools of Misrule will officially usher in carnival season to the Northshore with its parade and marching celebration. This event begins Saturday evening at Historic Seiler Bar in downtown Covington. The Fools of Misrule will gather between 4-6 p.m. With a marching parade beginning at 6 p.m. To the Covington Trailhead. The group will then march onto the streets, returning to the Seiler Bar to continue the evening’s revelry. For more info, contact Mark Verret: 504-615-9655.
Food, music and fun – Covington’s Mardi Gras Celebration 2020 Parade and After-Party captures it all on February 25, 2020!
Pat Gallagher, the Northshore’s famed chef, will be the Grand Marshal of Covington Lions Club Parade 2020, while Vince Vance & the Valiants will serve as the parade’s Celebrity Grand Marshal! Joining Vince on his float will be the Saints Superfans.
Gallagher, Vance and the Superfans all coalesce to perfectly fulfill the overall theme of the parade: “I Can Seafood Clearly Now 2020!”
Gallagher is a life-long St. Tammany restaurateur, known for Gallagher’s Grill in Covington and 527 Restaurant and Bar in Mandeville. He opened his first St. Tammany restaurant in Folsom in 1978.
Vance has been making music in, around and outside New Orleans for more than 40 years. He and the Valiants capture the magic of the city and its rich culture in their elaborate performances, including their super-hit, “All I Want for Christmas is You” and “I Am New Orleans.”
Covington’s Mardi Gras Parade rolls through the city’s historic downtown at 10 am on Febuary 25, 2020, with the after-party starting at noon at Covington’s Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire Street.
The Carnival in Covington Lions Club Parade is supported and made possible by Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board, Abita Roasting Company – Covington, City of Covington – Office of Cultural Arts & Events, City of Covington, MARK Johnson Mayor for Covington, Cleco, Christwood Retirement Community, Covington Business Association, Louisiana Northshore, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office, Brooks’ Bike Shop, Southern Hotel ~ Covington, Louisiana, Brown Family Orthodontics, St. John Fools of Misrule, Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Co., St. Tammany Parish Hospital, Ochsner Medical Center, Covington Garage, Pinecrest Memorial Gardens, Litchfield Cavo LLP, Dan Johnson, CPA, Select Properties Ltd. of Metairie, Hern Krew and dozens of dedicated volunteers.
Visit www.carnivalincovington.com for more details
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