The mardi GRAS krewe of tangipahoa parish

The Krewe of Omega celebrated it’s 31st year this year, marking a proud history of the Mardi Gras tradition in Tangipahoa Parish. We are excited to announce the addition of a Family Float for 2017 and a 2016-2017 Royal Court for children ages six to sixteen.

ADULT MEMBERSHIP: Cost per adult $350 / year
Membership includes all events throughout the year (entry and food) and your Parade Costume. Members may participate in any/all events that they choose:

  • Coronation Ball, September 10th, 2016
  • Twelfth Night Party, January 6th 2017
  • Mardi Gras Ball, February 4th, 2017
  • Omega Trek and Mardi Gras Parade, February 17th, 2017
  • Family Picnic and Recreation Day: Spring 2017 (date TBD)
  • Float parties and socials are held in addition to the above

Membership Fees include everything except for party alcohol and parade throws. Food and mixers are provided at events. Throws are purchased separately by parade riders. 

These are just a few of the Krewe events throughout the year. In addition to the above, members enjoy other social events and the opportunity to participate in community service activities. 

Membership in the krewe

For more information about membership, please contact Krewe of Omega Captain Joyce Smith ​at

The Krewe has two payment options available. Membership can be paid via check mailed to the Krewe of Omega or paid online.  Both check and credit card online payment options can be paid in full or in easy monthly payments.  Click below for details.