The Mistic Krewe of Apollo de Lafayette

The Mystic Krewe of Apollo de Lafayette was founded in 1976. The purpose of The Mystic Krewe of Apollo de Lafayette is to foster brotherhood, unity and equality within our community. The organization presents an Annual Bal Masque and related festivities in celebration of Mardi Gras. An additional purpose is to support, encourage and improve the gay community.

Our mission is to further promote the interests of our organization and our members to the community. We strive to make a difference by educating the public and expanding our reach.

Current membership is seventy nine men. Our organization participates and/or makes donations to several community charities such as, The Best Dressed Ball, Red Ribbon Ball, Friends United, Acadiana CARES, etc. Apollo's history has established its reputation of splendor, creativeness and gaiety in Lafayette.