NEW ORLEANS - Councilmember Cyndi Nguyen will be this year's Mystic Krewe of Femme Fatale Grand Marshall. The parade, which starts at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 16, will begin at the intersection of Napoleon Ave and Magazine Street and end at the intersection of Tchoupitoulas and Poydras Street. Councilmember Nguyen will be riding on float #3. Make sure to catch one of Councilmember Nguyen's personalized signature throws during the parade!
Becoming the first krewe founded by African American women of color in 2013, the Mystic Krewe of Femme Fatale parades Uptown on the first Sunday of Mardi Gras season. The parade has come to be known by its colors candy apple red, black and white, as well as their signature throw, a designer ladies compact, which symbolizes a constant inward and outward reflection. The Mystic Krewe of Femme Fatale produces several hugely successful community engagement events, including its annual "Say Yes to the Prom Dress," which provides free gowns and accessories to hundreds of teenage girls around the city.
WHO: Councilmember Cyndi Nguyen and the Mystic Krewe of Femme Fatale
WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 16, beginning at 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: The parade will start at the intersection of Napoleon Avenue and Magazine Street and end at the intersection of Tchoupitoulas and Poydras Street.
Councilmember Cyndi Nguyen, District "E"
1300 Perdido St., Room 2W60