• Intro

    The Knights of Momus is the grandest and oldest Krewe supporting the social and civic efforts of Galveston’s historic Mardi Gras, the traditional carnival of feasting and merrymaking that precedes the solemn season of Lent. In 1867, just two years after the War Between the States, the citizen’s of Galveston proclaimed the Island’s first Mardi Gras celebration. It was the first for Texas as well.