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DW and I will be in New Orleans on 2/16 and want to take in the parades on St. Charles that evening. I have found that 1 Krewe is scheduled at 5:45 and 2 additional Krewes for 6: 30. (same time?)

We've never been to these parades before and wonder how long they last, whether the area around St. Charles and Napoleon would be a good viewing spot (post parade dinner at Manale's?), and which side of St. Charles the parades travel. What time of day should we get there? And, I assume the cable cars shut down during the parades, so do people also stand in the greenbelt?

I know, lots of questions. Any info appreciated.

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