Friday, February 24, 2006

Spanish Town Mardi Gras

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The clock is ticking until Mardi Gras, which is next Tuesday, Feb. 28, but that doesn’t mean things are slowing down. In fact, Baton Rouge’s biggest and most colorful parade, Spanish Town, promises (as usual) to feature plenty of outrageous and just plain tasteless floats when it takes to the streets Saturday, Feb. 25, at noon.

Ahhh … Spanish Town … the krewe that in recent years brought us themes like “25 Flockin’ Years” and “Flamingos Gone Wild.” This year, Spanish Town guarantees to poke fun at the politics surrounding Hurricane Katrina.

Read the article at The Advocate

Despite the fact that it will probably be raining, this is going to be a great parade... possibly the biggest Spanish Town parade ever! Check out the official Spanish Town Mardi Gras website

Be sure to stop by the Dupre's Cajun Cooking food booth at the corner of Fourth and Main, in the Hibernia parking lot, for some authentic cajun jambalaya, smoked turkey legs, cold drinks and other refreshments.

Laissez les bons temps rouler!


Anonymous said...

Seen any footage of Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans yet this season? Slightly different demographic than in years past. Judging from the news footage, looks like a "new day" has dawned for the Crescent City. Not nearly as much ethnic diversity in the streets this year.

Anonymous said...

The latino gang members really added to the mix, too! ;)