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

A message from Margaret Orr, the King and Queen!

Join us next Sunday, February 12th as we celebrate the 30th Anniversary of The Mystic Krewe of Barkus with Margaret Orr (and of course our King Pete Sampras Gelderman and Queen Billie Jean King Gelderman).

Purchase Parade Packages

Purchase tickets to the Royal Ball

To purchase the official 2023 Barkus Poster: Click here!

To purchase the official 2023 Barkus T-Shirt: Click here!

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 2023!

Parade Route

Parade ends inside of Armstrong Park.


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