"A little nonsense now and then is relished by the best of men."
the start of The 2022 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 assembled
(socially distanced) on Twelfth Night,
January 6, 2022 (Thursday) in the
Willow Street Car Barn.
sharp, the Phunny Phorty Phellows
boarded the streetcar and began their
traditional ride to "Herarld
the Arrival of Carnival" down
the St. Charles Ave. Streetcar Line.
WAS SHORTENED TO ERATO ST DUE TO CONSTRUCTION
ON THE STREECAR LINE*)
The public was not be allowed in or
near the streetcar barn in keeping
with RTA COVID-19 restrictions. All
were 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
click here for
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