Krewe of Gumbo YaYa


The Krewe of Gumbo Yaya is an 18-member Krewe founded in 2002. It is a parade Krewe only. Social events for the members are held throughout the year, but there is no formal ball celebration.

Krewe members have been parading together for several years and the membership is comprised of friends and families from the Central Louisiana area, with two members coming from Oklahoma .

The purpose of the Krewe is to celebrate the season together as friends and family and to promote family involvement in Mardi Gras. Several members of this Krewe are active in the Alexandria Mardi Gras Association and they participate in all Mardi Gras events in the area.

In 2005, the Krewe of Gumbo Yaya celebrated the Mardi Gras season by unveiling their new float