Mardi Gras Royalty

Each year a new King and Queen are chosen by the Mysti Krewe of Nimbus and announced during the Mardi Gras Ball.

The primary responsibilities of Mardi Gras Ball Royalty are to represent the Krewe with appropriate levels of Joie de Vivre. Long live our Kings and Queens!

2011: The First King and Queen : King Paul Ronan and Queen Kate McCutchen.

2011 Royalty King Paul and Queen Kate
2011 Royalty King Paul and Queen Kate

2012: The crowns, robes and scepters were relinquished to Queen Kathy Ware and King Bruce Polonsky

Mardi Gras Ball Royalty QueenKathy and King Bruce 2012
Mardi Gras Royalty 2012 Queen Kathy and King Bruce

2013: Despite threats of a kingly Coup d’Etat, Queen Chris Crawley and King John Mason peacefully ascended to the throne

Queen Chris and King John 2013
Queen Chris and King John 2013

2014:  Queen Jane Martin Manning and King David Johnson
begin their reign as Mardi Gras Royalty!


2015: Queen Ilana Rembelinsky and King Wayne Phillips

2016: Queen Laura Lawrence and King Alan Spinrad

2017: Queen Margo Phillips and King Phil Garfinkel

2018: Queen Wendy Schumer and King Peter Charuhas

Hail Nimbus VIII! Queen Wendy and King Peter!

2019: Queen Teresa Boyle and King Mark Zahner

Hail Nimbus IX! Queen Teresa and King Mark!

2020 – 2021: King Ken Johnson and Queen Kathy Mollere

Hail Nimbus X! King Ken and Queen Kartwheel Kathy

2022: King Matthew McCune and Queen Tanya Zumach (with King Ken)

2023: King Rex Fisher and Queen Brenda Docken