New Orleans hasn't seen a parade since early 2020, but Mayor LaToya Cantrell is about to change that. Cantrell has approved the first parade to roll in New Orleans since the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cantrell says she's proud to announce that the first parade to cruise the streets of New Orleans in over a year will be the Krewe of Boo parade on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at 6:30 p.m.

I am happy to approve the Krewe of Boo parade, rolling once again in New Orleans this fall," New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced today. "In consultation with our public health leadership team, I am allowing this event to move forward and will be keeping a close eye on how it unfolds. -Mayor LaToya Cantrell

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