The Krewe of Dionysus rolls through the streets of Slidell starting at 1pm on the traditional route beginning at the corner of Spartan Drive and Pontchartrain Drive.
The krewe of 250+ members masquerades under the theme, "Dionysus World Premiere." As in years past, Dionysus--also known as Bacchus, the god of wine and inspired madness--will be throwing specialty Krewe logo items including wooden banks, limited edition medallion beads, signature swords, and doubloons from the Royal Escorts as they part the crowds for their King and Krewe.
The Krewe of Dionysus was founded in 1985 by a group of Northshore businessmen with the intention of bringing the first all-male Krewe to Slidell. The club's royalty is selected at the Coronation ball where the king and queen are chosen from the Krewe's maids and members of the King's Club.