Date: February 18, 2022 - Time: 3:00 p.m.
Krewe of Cork
The parade route is a little more than one mile through
the heart of the French Quarter. The parade begins at 3 p.m. in
front of The Court of the Two Sisters and ends shortly after 5 p.m.
at the Royal Sonesta Hotel Conti Street entrance.
Founded in 2000, the Krewe of Cork has grown into a world-famous
Mardi Gras and wine industry phenomenon. Krewe members gather on
selected Fridays, usually the first Friday of each month, at restaurants
throughout the area for T.G.I.C.D (Thank Goodness It’s Cork
The Krewe’s two main events of the year are the Mardi Gras
season parade day festivities, and participation in the New Orleans
Wine and Food Experience Royal Street Stroll.
The Mardi Gras season parade day celebration is always two Fridays
before Mardi Gras itself and is filled with the three things the
Krewe loves most- Wine, Food, and Fun! The day begins with the check
in party and continues as we parade through the French Quarter donning
wine and grape related costumes. The event culminates with a King
and Queen’s party that evening. In between, there will be
wine, of course, and lunch, and wine, and a brass band, and more
The Krewe of Cork Sparkling membership for the adventurous, interested
in parading during Mardi Gras, includes a meet and greet party the
night before the parade, all of the festivities on parade day, including
the lunch, wine, parade and the King and Queen’s Party. The
official Krewe Pin, one dozen custom made beads, and a Krewe of
Cork custom-made wine goblet. The Krewe of Cork is more than 400
members strong. If you are not a permanent resident of New Orleans,
please do not feel excluded. The Krewe has members that are locals,
residents throughout the USA, and international travelers.