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Organized in 1871, The Knights of Momus is the grandest and oldest Mardi Gras krewe. It supports 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.

DUM VIVIMUS VIVAMUS - WHILE WE LIVE, LET US LIVE!

The Knights of Momus welcome the following 2021 duchesses:


Libbie Lee Ansell

Francesa Freche Bertini

Ashley Dowling

Sarah Grace Elliott

Lucy Maas Frankfort

Alexis Marie Gust

Madison Michele Hay

Hailey Grace Herrold

Catherine Cheney Jackson

Lindsay Morehead Larkin

Madison Jane Morton

Savannah Lily Olsson

Kameron Elaine Ong

Caroline Elizabeth Perillo

Tyler Virginia Robinson

Kellie Nicole Samson

Juliet Grace Sweeney

Taylor Elizabeth Termini

Sasha Olivia Vermeil

Makenzie Francis Walser

Grace Kathleen Winfrey

Cara Liann Wolff

Dylan Elizabeth Wood


President Ritchey's Corner



Bryan Ritchey
President Bryan Ritchey and wife Michelle announce the 2021 KOM theme: "Midnight in Pairs"

King Frivolous CV R. Gary & Mary Peters enjoy dancing at the 2020 Coronation Ball.


2020 Knights of Momus Coronation Ball

The Knights of Momus and Royal Court were treated to fabulous entertainment by the Galveston Ballet.

Galveston Celebrates Mardi Gras


 
2020 Knights of Momus Past Presidents

The Knights Of Momus
A Grand Galveston Tradition!

2018 The Royal Duchesses

Mardi Gras 2020 Court




2020
King Frivolous CV R. Gary Peters and Queen Francis Margaret Kusnerik.



 2020 Momus Coronation Ball Chairs Jason & Hayley Hardcastle




2020
Court of Momus Duchesses


2011
Arabian Knights




Blast from the Past


GM
1994
George Mitchel King Frivolous LXXIX with Queen Julie Marlene Milstein Walter
DM
2000
Doug McLeod King Frivolous LXXXIV with Joan W. McLeod
JW
2002
Jim Ware King Frivolous LXXXIV with Queen Joan Douglas McLeod Kirksey