Early birds at Rex's Lundi Gras on the River celebration on Spanish Plaza were treated to a performance of “Big Chief” by Cha Wa Mardi Gras Indian Funk Band on Monday.

Coconuts given out by the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club are arguably the most coveted throws from Carnival krewes during Mardi Gras. In this video, Andrea Valle steps forward from a throng at Zulu's Lundi Gras festivities at Woldenberg Park.