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 The Krewe of Tucks (Orleans Parish)
The Krewe of Tucks Krewe organized in 1969
900+ male and female riders
30 floats
35 marching bands
King and Queen
!BONANZA! This krewe throws the most diverse collectibles including wooden and adonized doubloons, squirt toilets, the throne medallion (seen at left), beanbags, megaphones, and squeaky Tucks figures.
The signature float for this krewe is the
Toilet float, which towers above the crowds.
Named for both a character in the Robin Hood fable and a now-defunct Uptown New Orleans pub, the Krewe of Tucks was formed in 1969 by a group of Loyola students determined to put the irreverance back into the celebrations.  In past parades, the Krewe of Tucks has taken many good-natured jabs at local and state politics, and current events.
This krewe shares an Ancient Briton theme This krewe shares a medieval Briton theme with the krewes of ExcaliburKing Arthur, and Ancient Druids.

Adonis Aladdin Alla Aphrodite
Aquila Arabi
Argus Atlas Babylon Bacchus Bards Caesar
Carrollton Centurions Chaos Choctaw Cleopatra d'Etat
Druids Endymion Excalibur Gladiators Grela Hermes
Iris Isis Jason King Arthur L'il Rascals Mercury
Mid-City Morpheus Muses Napoleon NOMTOC Okeanos
Orpheus Oshun Pegasus Pontchartrain Proteus Pygmalion
Rex Rhea Saturn Shangri-La Sparta Thor
Thoth Tucks du Vieux Zeus Zulu

Elks
Orleanians

Elks
Jeffersonians

Crescent
City

Krewe of
Jefferson



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