Throw Me Something, Sister! Catch these Nyx throws if you can on Wednesday

The Mystic Krewe of Nyx rolls on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 6:45 p.m. along the traditional Uptown parade route. This year’s Nyx parade will include a total of 150 units, including 44 floats and 16 bands. Popular Louisiana singer and musician Amanda Shaw will lead this year’s parade of the purse as Grand Marshal.

Here are some of the throws you might catch at the 2018 Nyx parade.

Hand-Decorated Nyx Purse

Only the most lucky parade-goers will get to grab a signature, hand-decorated Nyx purse. The coveted Nyx purses will be a hot commodity because krewe members can only throw 20 purses per rider. The krewe encourages those who catch Nyx purses to post a photo to the Nyx Purse Tracker on Facebook at We went behind-the-scenes with some krewe members willing to share their tips and tricks with us while putting finishing touches on purses.

Nyx Glow Headband

Neon Glow Bracelets

Light-Up Saxophone

Light-Up Crown-Shaped Wand

Mystic Krewe of Nyx Glow Frisbee

Purse-Shaped Key Chain

Purse-Shaped Noisemaker

Mini Purse Necklace

Nyx Crown-Shaped Glow Ring

Fleur-de-lis Light-Up Flag

Mystic Krewe of Nyx Bag