Elaborately costumed members of the St. Anthony Ramblers and other marching krewes parade on foot, led by brass bands, through the Faubourg Marigny and the French Quarter before converging at the R Bar for a rowdy street party. Dress up (a must) and join in—it’s free!
Photo: Gary Clark, Article: Kim Cross, Megan Holley
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