The Krewe Mystique de la Capitale's annual Mardi Gras parade rolled down River Road and through downtown Baton Rouge Saturday afternoon, with parade-goers enjoying the drier skies and warmer temperatures than were present a day earlier, which prompted Friday's Krewe of Artemis parade to be postponed, rolling instead Saturday night after Mystique.
Mystic Krewe of Mutts Mardi Gras parade is themed this year is ALL PAWS ON DECK – Louisiana Strong. CAAWS will honor those who helped with rescue and recovery during the Great Flood of 2016. We will also be celebrating our great state and the 200th anniversary of Baton Rouge.
The krewes took to the streets, and the didn't disappoint during a busy Mardi Gras Saturday. Here are some of the best images from Freret, Pontchartrain, Choctaw, Chewbacchus, Sparta, Tit Rex, Caesar and Pygmalion.
The Krewe of Slidellians including floats to the theme ‘Memories of Days Gone By: Classic TV.’ with St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith as King Samaritan and Mary Clement as Queen Samaritan and The Krewe of Perseus with King Jim Pagones and Queen Sara Pagones wave to their royal subjects as the Krewe of Perseus took to the streets in Slidell.