Krewe of Caesar
2017 parade ... click here to see a larger image of the floats.
Leading the 38th annual Krewe of Caesar Mardi Gras parade is the past court riding on an iconic New Orleans streetcar.
3. CAPTAIN’S FLOAT
The Captain’s float is adorned with the Krewe of Caesar shield which bears the Latin phrase, “Veni, Vidi, Vici” — we came, we saw, we conquered.
4. OFFICERS OF CAESAR
Two Roman knights stand guard to the Officers of Caesar as they welcome Empress and Emperor Caesar XXXVIII and their procession.
6. EMPRESS CAESAR
A grand entrance for Empress Caesar XXXVIII atop her classic Roman stage.
7. EMPEROR CAESAR
Emperor Caesar XXXVIII rides on his royal float as he greets everyone on the parade route.
11. TITLE FLOAT
Caesar stands before the Roman marquis introducing the theme of the 2017 Krewe of Caesar parade, “I Wish.”
12. GO ON A SAFARI
Traveling to Africa to see the animals in their natural habitat is a dream of many. Getting up close and personal with lions, zebras and giraffes with nothing but a jeep between you and them is terrifying but exhilarating at the same time.
13. I WAS A SUPERHERO
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Superman and his other superhero friends Batman, the Green Lantern, Wonder Woman and the Flash. Who wouldn’t want to be faster than a speeding bullet, have a lasso of truth or have superhuman strength?
14. LIVE IN A SCOTTISH CASTLE
Many people dream of visiting Scotland, the home to hundreds of castles built centuries ago. These stunning works of architecture surrounded by breathtaking scenery are on many travelers wish list.
15. TO BECOME PRESIDENT
Many boys and girls dream of one day earning the most coveted job in the country — to be president. It is the hope and dream of many to be able to lead the country and be forever memorialized in history as one of the greatest leaders of the free world.
16. VISIT HAWAII
Beautiful beaches, picturesque views and killer waves are just a few of the things a visit to Hawaii will bring. Visitors enjoy attending luaus, sightseeing on each of the islands and experiencing the laid-back culture that only Hawaii has to offer.
17. THE HYDRA
The Hydra, introduced in 2004 as the Krewe of Caesar’s signature float, serves as a terrifying break in the storybook tales. A mythic beast that had the body of a serpent and many heads, the Hydra is known for emerging from its swamp home and attacking local villagers.
18. WIN THE TARPON RODEO
Each July, thousands of fishermen descend on Grand Isle, Louisiana, to witness the oldest fishing tournament in the United States. Only a handful of people can come away with top fishing awards at the rodeo and have bragging rights for the year.
19. TRAVEL IN SPACE
Exploring the depths of outer space is a wish of many. Experiencing zero gravity and watching Earth from a space shuttle is something many have dreamed of and only a few have experienced.
20. ANTHONY & CLEOPATRA
A classic story of star crossed lovers Anthony, the beloved general of the Roman Armies, and the bewitching lovely Cleopatra, Queen of the Nile, are featured on this float in the Caesar Parade.
21. CRUISE AROUND THE WORLD
Traveling around the world on a luxury liner is something many people can only dream of. Fact-filled and exciting excursions blend with days at sea filled with elegant dining, nighttime entertainment and lounging poolside.
22. BE A FLY ON THE WALL
Don’t you wish you could be a fly on the wall sometimes? Imagine all of the secret conversations you could be privy to if only you were a tiny fly!
23. BECOME A JEDI KNIGHT
Fighting against the Dark Side, Jedi knights use the powers of the Force to protect the galaxy. Many boys, girls and adults too wish they were able to wield a powerful light saber to help restore order in the galaxy and bring about peace.
24. BE A PIRATE
The thrill of searching for treasure makes the idea of being a pirate very appealing. Sailing the seas with a swashbuckling crew sounds like fun until someone has to walk the plant!