ALL RIDERS MUST WEAR BLACK PANTS, NO SHORTS, NO EXCEPTIONS
All hats, masks and tunics will be provided by the club, unless you have express permission from the Captain or Costume Committee, do not purchase or bring your own hat or mask. Riders will be provided white gloves this year. Everyone should wear comfortable shoes.
Our Past Queen, past maids, junior maids and ladies in waiting are to come dressed in full length white gowns and white gloves. Dukes and junior dukes dressed in tuxedos. Pages can dress at the hotel in their costume.
Buses are scheduled to leave at 9:15 AM. Please be ready to leave, the police escorts will not wait. There are restrooms on the bus. We have made many upgrades and improvements to our fleet of floats and hope there will be no delays.
Masks, hats, and costumes are to be worn at all times on the float when the parade rolls, you will be fined according to the New Orleans City Ordinance if found in violation. The City is policing and enforcing all ordinances on parade day very strictly and have video of both sides of the parade.
NO SMOKING ALLOWED ON FLOATS!!!
The parade will end at the Embassy Suites Hotel where you can change and return your costume to the Club.
SAFETY BELTS MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES!!!
Join us at the Inaugural Okeanos Stakes Please click here to pre-pay for your tickets to the first ever Okeanos Stakes to be held at the New Orleans Fair Grounds on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. Cost is $40 and includes Admission to private party room, lunch buffet, soft drinks, dessert and gratuity. All efforts to purchase your tickets before Dec 1st are greatly appreciated!
Pay Your Dues – to reserve a riding position. Please click here to enter your contact and payment information. We would greatly appreciate it if you can pay at least a quarter of your dues by September 30 and half by November 30 to ensure we have a place for you to ride this year.
Pay Your Court Fees Please click here to enter your contact and payment information. We would greatly appreciate it if you can pay at least a quarter of your fees by September 30 and half by November 30 to ensure we have a place for you to ride this year.
Rider Waiver Please click here to read the terms and conditions outlined in the rider waiver and release you will be asked to sign on the day of the ride.
Order Your Beads and Throws – beads orders are coming in fast, so make sure and place your order today to ensure you get everything you order (we reserve the right to substitute sold out items with like value). Go to the Online Store to place your order. Please remember we will be adding a $50 late fee for any order received after December 31st.
Buy Your Tickets to the Ball – Admission to the Coronation Ball is included for everyone who has paid their dues in full by December 31st. Anyone else wishing to attend the event must reserve their seat for $100 each. Please click here to reserve your seat, pay for additional individual seatsand/or to reserve a table for up to 10 people.
Buy Your Tickets to the King’s Party – Admission to the King’s Party is $60 a person. Please click here to pay for your tickets.
Need to rent a Tux or buy accessories – Go to John’s Tuxedo at 3200 Houma Blvd in Metairie and mention you are a member of the Krewe of Okeanos to receive a 10% discount on your order.
Reserve Your Room for the Ball at the Sheraton – We have reserved a block of rooms at the Sheraton on Canal for the night of the Coronation Ball. Please go to https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/KreweOkeanos2018 or call 888-627-7033 and use the group code KA24AC to reserve your room. The block rate is $229 (plus taxes & fees) and is only being held until December 26, 2017! Availability is on a first come basis, so hurry today if you would like a room.
Reserve Your Room for Mardi Gras at the Convention Center Marriott (859 Convention Center Blvd) – We have changed the host hotel for 2018 so we no longer have a three night minimum stay, the ball room is on the ground floor and there is plenty of short term hotel parking for $10 (overnight parking is $35). Please go to https://aws.passkey.com/go/Okeanos or call 504-613-2888 and say you are with the Krewe of Okeanos to reserve your room. Please know this block is only being held until January 1, 2018 and is only available on a first come basis. The block rate is $299 plus taxes & fees.
Pictures from the 2017 Ball & Parade Are Available You can view and order the photos by going to Creativeimagesstudio.com