Mardi Gras Parade Fun
In the days leading up to Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) in New Orleans, there are many wonderful parades. The floats are very colorful and elaborate, and the Krewes that stage the parades work hard to create their own unique identity in the celebration of Mardi Gras. The trinkets known as "throws" fly fast and furious from the parade floats. Here two Krewe members get ready to toss their "throws" to the anxious crowd.