Marigny / French Quarter
Date: February 5, 2022 - Time: 7:00 p.m.
Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus
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The Intergalactic Krewe of
The Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus is a Mardi
Gras parade organization for the most revelrous of Star Wars Freaks,
Trekkies, Whovians, Mega-Geeks, Gamers, Cosplayers, Circuit Benders,
Cryptozooligists, UFO Conspiracy Theorists, Mad Scientists, and
all the rest of Super Nerdom.
Their formula is simple& Bacchanalian Revelry + Sci Fi = BacchanALIENS.
Having a special place for Fantasy fandom within the Krewe under
the auspicies of the Mystic Krewe of P.U.E.W.C. and a contingent
devoted to Horror& the Krewe of the Living Dead.
Zulu throws coconuts, Muses throw shoes, the Krewe of Chewbacchus
throws a whole range of incredible homemade goodies including: amazing
furry bandoliers, stenciled towels (for intrepid galactic hitchhikers),
wookiee panties, handmade TARDIS beanbags, DIY beads, decorated
moon pies, and more!
The Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus puts together an amazing
Carnival parade each year and rolls through the streets of New Orleans
dispensing the blessings of Our Sacred Drunken Wookiee to the masses.
Then throws an amazing party& the CHEWBACCHANAL!
Chewbacchus marches with 400+ BacchanALIEN revelers in an amazing
assortment of homemade Sci-Fi costumes. Rolling with several of
the best brass bands in the city and an incredible array of parade
contraptions including a Mayan Temple on Wheels, a King Cake Flying
Saucer (with an alien baby), a Chariot of the Gods Mobile Disco
complete with glowing crystal skulls, flapping wings, rocket thrusters
and spinning propellers, a XXX-Wing tricycle, the Bar2D2 mobile
keg droid, a fleet of Snowspeeders, giant puppets and much much
Chewbacchus is the Future of Revelry. DIY, homemade, homegrown,
totally sustainable, GREEN to the gills, and the 1st true OPEN SOURCE
parade. Any and ALL Sci Fi costumes and themes are welcome and you
can build and bring basically anything you want to roll in the parade.
However ALL parade contraptions must be pushed, pedaled, pulled
or powered by electric motors (or particle propulsion). We do not
use internal combustion engines to power the parade contraptions.
Try to utilize tricycles, shopping carts, robotic power chairs,
rickshaws, golfcarts, etc.