The 2013 St. Andrews Mardi Gras Parades are scheduled as follows. The Children’s Parade will begin on February 1st, 2013, at 4:00 pm. The Main Parade is scheduled to begin on February 2nd, 2013, at 2:00 pm. Please make note of the following road closures and parking restrictions to minimize any inconveniences. Fliers will be posted on Beck Avenue and 11th Street advising citizens of the road closures each day.
On February 1, 2013, at 2:00 pm, “No Parking” along the parade route will go into effect and will be strictly enforced. The parade route will be closed to all vehicular traffic starting at 3:00 pm. The Children’s Parade will stage along W. 15th Street between Deer and Beck Avenue. The parade will travel south down Beck Avenue, east on 11th Street, ending at Foster Avenue.
On February 2, 2013, at 1:00 pm, “No Parking” along the parade route will go into effect and will be strictly enforced. The Main Parade assembly and staging will begin at Oakland Terrace Park. The parade will start at 2:00 pm, west on 11th Street to Beck Avenue. The parade will then travel north on Beck Avenue ending at Beck Avenue and West 15th Street. Following the parade, floats will be escorted back to Oakland Terrace Park.
During the road closures alternate routes traveling north and south will be via Frankford & Michigan Ave. Those traveling east and west across Beck Avenue should expect temporary delays during the course of the parade. Any vehicles parked on the parade route will be towed at the owner’s expense.