This year my friends tried something new (to us): The St. Ann parade, Bywater. It’s a small, homemade parade comprised of everyone who shows up. And, wow, DO people show up! There were so many crazy costumes and props. The parade route was a little confusing, as every time we turned a corner there seemed to be another offshoot heading toward us. All part of the celebration.
Thoth day parade on Sunday: We had a perfect spot on a balcony above the CC’s on Jefferson. Some friends at their apartment across the street ended up with a bag of beads through their closed window.
French Quatrer/Marigny on Tuesday:
And St. Charles after it all: