We are experiencing issues with the MITS reservations line.
Please call Dispatch at 504-889-7194 until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience.


We are experiencing issues with the MITS reservations line.
Please call Dispatch at 504-889-7194 until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Monday, January 16, 2023 Martin L. King, Jr. Parade Schedule (lunes, 16 de enero de 2023 Calendario del desfile de Martin L. King, Jr.)
Eastbank In Kenner, the parade will start at 11:00 a.m. from Providence Baptist Church, 11509 Jefferson Highway and continues on Jefferson Highway. E3–Kenner Local - There will be no service from 3rd St and Coleman PL through Jefferson and Sauve. Westbank W3-Lapalco Route – There will be no service from Lapalco and Victory Drive to Lapalco and Giaise Street. Normal service will resume after parade has cleared. Ribera Oriental En Kenner, el desfile comenzará a las 11:00 a.m. desde la Iglesia Bautista Providence, 11509 Jefferson Highway y continuará en Jefferson Highway. E3-Kenner Local - No habrá servicio desde 3rd St y Coleman PL a través de Jefferson y Sauve. Ribera Occidental Ruta W3-Lapalco – No habrá servicio desde Lapalco y Victory Drive hasta Lapalco y Giaise Street. El servicio normal se reanudará después de que el desfile haya terminado.

Holiday Service Advisory (Mon Jan 16, 2023)

Jefferson Parish Transit will operate bus service according to the Saturday schedule for all routes in observation of the Federal holiday.

Aviso de Servicio (lunes 16 de enero de 2023)

Jefferson Parish Transit operará el servicio en horario del sábado para todas las rutas en observación del feriado federal.

E8 Elmwood Detour and Stop Closure (E8 Elmwood Desvío y Cierre de la Parada de Autobús)
Citrus & Kuebel stop (#18131) on the E8 Elmwood route is temporarily closed due to construction. Please proceed to Edward & Crawford stop (#18137) for the next stop pick-up. La parada Citrus & Kuebel (#18131) en la ruta E8 Elmwood está temporalmente cerrada debido a la construcción. Diríjase a Edward & Crawford (#18137) para la próxima parada de recogida.

Discontinued Stop Alert (Alerta de Parada Descontinuada) – E3 Jefferson Highway
JP Transit has discontinued service for one bus stop along the outbound E3 route, located on Jefferson Hwy. at Julius Ave. (Stop ID: 13319). JP Transit ha descontinuado el servicio para una parada de autobús a lo largo de la ruta de salida E3, ubicada en Jefferson Hwy. en Julius Ave.


It’s Carnival Time! Parade Schedule and More

January 10, 2023

Jefferson Parish is excited to announce this year’s Carnival season schedule and routes.

Please see below for a press release with additional information.

For additional information, visit

To receive parade updates and alerts regarding parade routes, weather, entertainment and more, text JPMARDIGRAS to 888-777

parade schedule

JEFFERSON, LA – To officially kick-off this year’s Carnival season, Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng, Councilwoman Jennifer Van Vrancken and the Department of Citizens’ Affairs recognized this year’s Metairie krewes with a special presentation to all the Royalty, Captains and Grand Marshals at the East Bank Council Meeting on Wednesday, January 5, 2023.

The 2023 parade schedule, which will begin on February 5, 2023, includes the following:

Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023: Little Rascals at noon
• Krewe of Little Rascals Captains Jack and Maureen Spittler; Queen XXXVIII Miss Anabella Rose (Bella) Stephens; King XXXVIII Master Jack Gayle (Tres) Spittler, III

Friday, Feb. 10, 2023: Excalibur at 6:30 p.m. Symphony to follow.
• Krewe of Excalibur Captain Melissa Hildreth; Queen Excalibur XXI Hasahnee Jackson; King Excalibur XXI Jason Tullos
• Krewe of Symphony Captain Laron Q. Nelson; Queen Symphony VI Christina Monique George; King Symphony VI Carl Alondo Johnson, Jr.

Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023: Madhatters at 5:00 p.m.
• Krewe of Madhatters Captains Joseph and Gwen Lacoste; Faith Becnel – Alice; Vince Vance – Madhatter; The Honorable Billy Nungesser – Grand Marshal

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2023: Culinary Queens of New Orleans at 6:00 p.m.
• Royalty will be officially announced at the next West Bank Council Meeting, scheduled to take place on Wednesday, January 18, 2023.

Sunday, Feb. 19, 2023: Athena at 5:00 p.m. Atlas to follow.
• Krewe of Athena Captain Taisha Williams-Payne; Queen Athena VIII Marcia Prosper Darby; King of Athena VIII Armand F. Richard

Monday, Feb. 20, 2023: Centurions at 6:30 p.m.
• Krewe of Centurions Captain Norman R. Bourgeois, Jr.; Queen Centurion XLIII Lily Isabella Bourgeois; King Centurion XLIII Matthew Gary Erskin

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023: Argus at noon* Elks and Jefferson Trucks to follow.
• Krewe of Argus Captain Robert DeViney; Queen Argus XXXVIII Allison Langhetee; King Argus XXXVIII Steven La Chute *Argus is rolling later this year (it started at 10:00 a.m. last year)

Sunday, March 12, 2023: St. Patrick’s at noon
• St. Patrick’s Captain Dan Civello; The Honorable Jennifer Van Vrancken – Grand Marshal

Sunday, March 19, 2023: Irish-Italian at noon
• Irish-Italian Captain Jason Renton; John Blancher – Irish Grand Marshal; The Honorable Deano Bonano – Italian Grand Marshal

To view the 2023 parade routes, or for more information about each krewe, visit or call the Citizens Affairs department at 504-736-6101.

To receive parade updates and alerts regarding parade routes, weather, entertainment and more, text JPMARDIGRAS to 888-777.

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Holiday Service

Saturday schedule is operated on the following holidays:


  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Mardi Gras Day
  • Good Friday
  • July 4th
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas


A separate schedule will be announced and used during carnival season (week preceding Mardi Gras day).

Routes without Saturday service do not operate on holidays.