6t’9 Pumpkin Parade welcomes participants of all ages for the Halloween procession
The 6t’9 Social Aid & Pleasure Club will be rolling from Treme to the French Quarter on Saturday October 30, 6-9 p.m. The satirical, family-friendly group will accept paying participants at Little People’s Place, 1226 Barracks Street, or the parade start point, at 1020 Henriette Delille Street, starting at 3 p.m. on October 30. The costumed procession will feature the Northside Skull and Bone Gang, the Spirit of Indian Chief Fi Yi Yi Mardi Gras and the New Orleans Baby Dolls.
“Although this year we will not be bringing candy to the kids in the back streets of New Orleans, we hope the French Quarter will be filled with families having fun,” Krewe captain LJ Goldstein wrote in a commentary. article on Facebook. “It will be a mix of mock jazz funerals and a festive take to the streets for the club.”
The parade will start at 1020 Henriette Delille and turn left onto rue St. Philip crossing rue Rampart in the French Quarter where it will turn right onto rue Royale before dissolving at the Eighth District Police Headquarters, 334 rue Royale .
The 6t’9 parade aspires to be diverse, intergenerational, and fun for kids of all ages. Dues are $ 69 for one adult and up to two supervised children; $ 120 for two adults and up to four supervised children; and $ 500 for established groups of up to ten adults and up to twenty children parading with a cohesive group theme. The fee for paid participants in the planned krewedelusion 2022 parade and up to two supervised children is $ 3. All parade participants must wear a costume with a preference to adhere to the theme “Get Stabbed, Stung, Shot!” “
Parade organizers are asking all eligible participants to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination and wear a face mask. Krewe members are responsible for their own family throws, and while most partygoers stock up on candy, others spend days creating the most beautiful, ingenious, and biting satirical throws. Plastic Mardi Gras beads are not permitted.
The 6t’9 Social Aid & Pleasure Club was founded in 2005 and hosted the first costumed parade after Hurricane Katrina. For more information, visit the Facebook page 6t’9 or email [email protected] Parade participants who join krewedelusion will receive a discount.