Annual Mardi Gras parade scheduled
The 12th annual Mardi Gras Krewe of Krewe’s Grande Parade will be Feb. 7, at 6:00 p.m. The theme for this year’s celebration will be “Mardi Gras Rocks”. The event is a traditional Mardi Gras Parade with illuminated floats, decorated trailers and Krewe members tossing beads, cups and trinkets to enthusiastic spectators.
The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to stay in our hotels and enjoy Historical Downtown and the spirit of Mardi Gras. Beginning at 7:30 p.m. there will be a concert by Jamie Bergeron and the Kicking Cajuns at the City of Orange Boardwalk and Pavilion. Food and beverage vendors will be at the event (no dogs, no pets, no coolers).
Parade applications are available at www.orangetexaschamber.org or by calling 883-3536.
Pictured – A float from a past parade carries krewe members who toss beads and trinkets to revelers in the streets below.