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Kanaval in Congo Square

This event is free and open to the public. Please join Krewe du Kanaval in Congo Square for an afternoon of music, dance, food, and drinks.

Food vendors in the square include Fritai and Afrodisiac


2:00pm Congo Square open to the public

3:00PM Krewe arrives in Congo Square for welcome ceremony and crowning of royalty

3:30pm procession through the park begins

5:00pm closing ceremony and performance at Congo Square

Performers include:

King of Kanaval DJ Jubilee and Queen Leah Chase

Boukman Eksperyans

Richard and Lunise Morse of RAM

Michael Brun

Papa Titos Sompa

Fanfan’s RaRa

Northside Skull n Bone Gang

Seguenon Kone

Shaka Zulu

Preservation Hall Collective

New Breed Brass Band

Chakra Dance Theatre

Krewe Dancers

Later Event: February 22
Kanaval Ball at the Civic Theatre