The 88th Krewe of Alla and the Legion of Mars roll to the theme ‘Friday Night Flicks and Fun,’ on the Uptown route Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. Alla’s Marc Matrana reigned as king and Heather Green Matrana as queen of the 500-member krewe, making its first ride on a Friday night. The Legion of Mars was founded in 2013 to honor the military and civilian public servants. One float carried veterans who were awarded Purple Hearts during the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Vietnam. Members of the Chicago and New York City police and fire departments as well as other first-responders from across the country also rode in the parade. The Krewe of Alla’s title is based on the parade's original location in the Algiers neighborhood of the West Bank: AL for Algiers and LA for Louisiana.