About Mardi Gras Floats
When people think of New Orleans, usually one of the first things that comes to mind is Mardi Gras and the incredible floats that bring the festival's parades to life. Floats are one of the highlights of the yearly Mardi Gras celebrations, and with good...
Krewe float riders toss throws to the crowds; the most common throws are strings
of colorful ... 4 Costumes and masks; 5 Beads; 6 Other Mardi Gras traditions.
Since 1947, Blaine Kern Studios has built breathtaking parade floats not only for
Mardi Gras but for parades all over the world. Take our day tour to see what it ...
What's a parade without floats? Ever since krewes began parading through New
Orleans over 100 years ago, floats have played a major role in Mardi Gras.
A Mardi Gras Float
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That is why you never see a large parade with floats filmed from a balcony in the
... a writer for a travel site and Judy Weitz, owner of MardiGrasNewOrleans.com.
Early in 1968, the Krewe of Bacchus broke with Carnival tradition by staging a
Sunday night parade with bigger and more spectacular floats than anything ...
A discussion of the three colors of Mardi Gras (gold, purple and green), their
meanings (power, justice, and faith) and their use in beads, cakes, costumes,
Our props and sculptures for floats dazzle millions and define brands. Kern
Studios makes the magic of Mardi Gras and the world's great parades.
Mardi Gras floats began rumbling down New Orleans streets in 1837 with mule-
drawn carriages. Today the tradition continues with sophisticated mega-floats, ...