PHOTOS: Hermes, d’Etat, Morpheus round out five parades Friday evening

The krewes of Hermes, d'Etat and Morpheus rounded out a long Friday evening of parades along the Uptown parade route.

by Michael DeMocker
February 24, 2020

The krewes of Hermes, d’Etat and Morpheus rounded out a long Friday evening of parades along the Uptown parade route.

Earlier in the evening, Muses and Babylon took to the streets after being rescheduled Thursday night due to high winds.

Krewe d’Etat took aim at local and national satire this year. The theme was “The Dic Goes to Mardi Gras.” This krewe is led by a Dictator instead of a king. From headlines here at home to across the country, the Krewe targeted it all this year.

Morpheus, in its 20 year rolling, was themed ““Morpheus Dreams of Aquatic Adventures.”

 

Michael DeMocker has been a photojournalist in New Orleans for over twenty years. He’s been the National Press Photographer Association’s Regional Photographer of the Year three times and loves photographing all things New Orleans. He lives Uptown with his wife, son, and two dogs of varying intelligence.