"A little nonsense now and then is relished by the best of men."
the start of The 2021 Carnival Season
The Phunny Phorty Phellows
"The Heralds of Carnival"
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the arrival of the Carnival Season,
the costumed and masked krewe of the
Phunny Phorty Phellows will assemble
(socially distanced) on Twelfth Night,
January 6, 2021 (Wednesday) in the
Willow Street Car Barn.
sharp, the Phunny Phorty Phellows
will board the streetcar and begin
their traditional ride to "Herarld
the Arrival of Carnival" down
the St. Charles Ave. Streetcar Line.
The public will not be allowed in
or near the streetcar barn in keeping
with RTA COVID-19 restrictions. All
are invited to come see the PPP throughout
the route but please be responsible
as we encourage everyone to follow
all the City guidelines in place (wearing
a mask, socially distance from other
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more info). Of course Storyville
Stompers will be there with us.
Phellows are an historic Mardi Gras
organization that first took to the
streets 1878 through 1898. They were
known for their satirical parades
and today¹s krewe members’
costumes often reflect topical themes.
The group was revived in 1981.
Carnival historian has referred to
the organization as the “Dessert