Krewe of Centaur Parade Information

Shreveport, La. - The Krewe of Centaur Parade rolls out at 4 pm Saturday February 18th.

The parade will begin on Clyde Fant Parkway at Lake Street and run along the same route as it has in previous years: south on Clyde Fant Parkway to Shreveport-Barksdale Highway, west down Shreveport-Barksdale Highway to East Kings Highway, south on East Kings Highway to the end of the parade route on East Preston Avenue.

Parking:

* Parking on East Kings Highway is reserved parking for permit holders only.

* No parking is allowed before 7:00 a.m. on parade day on Shreveport-Barksdale Highway (including all neutral ground and improved roadway) or the Clyde Fant Parkway.

No parking beyond the white lines only. Citizens cannot park where areas are clearly roped off and marked.

* No parking is allowed on Captain Shreve Drive.

* Restricted parking is allowed on the residential streets from Albany Avenue to Patton Avenue. Some streets allow parking only on one side; other streets forbid parking. Look for parking signs and remember: the streets must remain clear for emergency vehicles. Violators could be towed.

*Handicapped parking is available at the East Kings Highway Park, also known as the Duck Pond, and at the Veterans Memorial Park on Clyde Fant Parkway. A handicap parking tag or plate will be necessary to gain access.

Parade day street closures:

At 8:30 a.m., Crockett Street from Spring Street to Clyde Fant Parkway.

At 8:30 a.m., Clyde Fant Parkway from Lake Street to Milam Street Residents can gain access to Sci-Port until 4:00 p.m. using Lake Street.

At 2:00 p.m., East Kings Highway (northbound and southbound) south of the construction at Shreveport-Barksdale Highway to Albany Avenue.

At 3:30 p.m., the following streets will close:

East Kings Highway at Preston Avenue

East Kings Highway at Youree Drive

Shreveport-Barksdale Highway (including the Shreveport-Barksdale Bridge)

Clyde Fant Parkway from Milam Street to Shreveport-Barksdale Highway,

Captain Shreve Drive, Knight Street, and Clyde Fant Parkway once the Parade turns onto East Kings Highway.

* Lake Street will only be open between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. on parade day.

Clyde Fant Parkway between East 70th Street and Shreveport-Barksdale Highway will remain open. Knight Street will remain open from East Preston Avenue to Shreveport Barksdale Highway.

Prohibited Items/Acts:

* No glass bottles or containers will be allowed on the parade route.

* No one may cross parade barricades during the parade.

* No animals are allowed within 200 yards of the parade route, except animals that are in secured yards of residents living along the parade route and service animals.

* No dangerous objects or silly string.

* No one may throw anything at a parade float.

* Large flags or banners are not allowed within 50 feet of the parade route.

* No underage possession of alcohol. Violators will be subject to arrest.

* No public nudity will be tolerated. Violators will be subject to arrest.


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