The next Mystic Krewe of Barkus Parade is Sunday, February 23rd, 2025

2024 Parade

"Barkus & Barbie: Pawsitively Pink!”

Like Barbie, Barkus believes that dreams do come true and that any dog canine be anything! Our krewe members are encouraged to embrace the possibilities that Barbie and her posse represent at the best dog parade on Earth on Sunday, February 4, 2024 at 2 p.m.

To purchase the official 2024 Barkus Poster: Click here!

To purchase the official 2024 Barkus T-Shirt: Click here!

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The parade follows a 15-block route through the French Quarter beginning at Armstrong Park. The pre-parade Pawty in Pink starts at 10:30 am.

Follow us at Mystic Krewe of Barkus New Orleans, our Instagram @mystic_krewe_of_barkus, and on our new website You can also contact us by email at or through Facebook messenger.

Dogs who want to be members of the krewe and lack access to the internet should get their humans to register online at Click the Dogluxe link to sign up. On parade day, come to the pre-parade and post-parade Pawty at Armstrong Park from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm. The parade starts promptly at 2 pm and follows a 15-block route through the Vieux Carré, stopping at the VIP Reviewing Stand at Good Friends Bar, corner Dauphine and St. Ann, where VIPs will toast the Royal Court. Curious observers are welcome to come to watch the parade.

All proceeds from Barkus, a non-profit organization founded by Wood Enterprises, benefit animal organizations in New Orleans and the Gulf South area. For more information, visit or e-mail

EQUALITY DISCLAIMER: All dogs are eligible for various levels of membership without regard to their social, educational, or family backgrounds. All colors, coat types, tail sizes and body mixes accepted. Cosmetically and non-cosmetically challenged dogs are welcome. Bluebloods and previously homeless dogs are encouraged to participate.

The countdown is on for the greatest dog parade on the planet! In the spirit of all in the Barkus dogdom, together we HAIL BARKUS 2024!

Parade Route

Parade ends inside of Armstrong Park.


Click Here for the 2024 Vendor Application Form

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