Kanaval In Congo Square

Krewe Du Kanaval’s “Kanaval in Congo Square” on Friday, February 22. The celebration kicks off at 2:00 pm at Louis Armstrong Park. This party is free and open to the public.  Join Krewe du Kanaval in Congo Square for an afternoon of music, dance, food, and drinks.

For more information visit: https://www.kanaval.org/2019-lineup


2:00pm Congo Square open to the public

3:00PM Krewe arrives in Congo Square for welcome ceremony and crowning of royalty

3:30pm procession through the park begins

5:00pm closing ceremony and performance at Congo Square

Performers include:

King of Kanaval DJ Jubilee and Queen Leah Chase

Boukman Eksperyans

Richard and Lunise Morse of RAM

Michael Brun

Papa Titos Sompa

Fanfan’s RaRa

Northside Skull n Bone Gang

Seguenon Kone

Shaka Zulu

Preservation Hall Collective

New Breed Brass Band

Chakra Dance Theatre

Krewe Dancers

River Parish Disposal

rear-loading garbage trucksThe River Parish Disposal team will provide a restroom trailer, a dumpsters, portable toilets and disposable boxes for Kanaval In Congo Square. We are looking forward to helping make the event a great success! River Parish Disposal offers a range of cost-effective contract and short-term waste collection and disposal services to commercial and residential customers, event rentals and the area’s largest selection of waste receptacles and roll-off containers. Our trained drivers are always safe, courteous, respectful and professional, and our waste collection, transfer and disposal services are always operated in a manner conforming to all safety laws and within EPA compliance.