Holiday

Mardi Gras: New Orleans lets the good times roll
The streets of New Orleans are filling up with costumed revelers, dazzling floats featuring kings and queens, and people of all ages screaming for trinkets and beads. Lots of beads.
">

A float follows a marching band during the Krewe of Bacchus Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.

(AP)

Andrea McGuffee dances during Lundi Gras celebration during Mardi Gras in New Orleans.

(Reuters)

New Orleans Baby Doll Ladies

A member of the New Orleans Baby Doll Ladies walks down St. Charles Avenue ahead of the Zulu Parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans.
(AP)

A float rider hands beads to a child during the Krewe of Bacchus Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.

(AP)

Krewe of Endymion

A float rider dangles a glowing yo-yo as revelers scream for beads during the Krewe of Endymion Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.
(AP)

Float riders toss beads during the Krewe of Bacchus Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.

(AP)

A float rider tosses beads during the Krewe of Bacchus Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.

(AP)

Mardi Gras: New Orleans lets the good times roll

The streets of New Orleans are filling up with costumed revelers, dazzling floats featuring kings and queens, and people of all ages screaming for trinkets and beads. Lots of beads.

More From Our Sponsors