10 floats ride with Krewe of Des Allemands
Brenda Folse, parade organizer, said that 10 floats have signed up already but groups can join the parade until the last minute.
In keeping with tradition, the parade will roll on Sunday before Mardi Gras at 1 p.m.
The Hahnville High School marching band will play for the crowds during the parade and two marching groups will help get attendees into a Mardi Gras mood.
This year’s king and queen, Alvin and Janice Dufrene of Paradis, will reign over the parade. The couple will toss special doubloons and king and queen medallions.
This year’s grand marshal is March Dufrene from Des Allemands.
Other parish royalty will also grace the streets of Des Allemands on Sunday. Catfish Festival queens and the Hahnville High School homecoming king and queen will ride in the parade and greet their subjects.
Full of unique flair and fun, each float in the Des Allemands parade has its own festive name, from the Krewe of Mixed Nuts and Easy Riders to Party Animals and the Krewe of Outcasts.
It’s not too late to add your quirky group to the line-up. Floats can join the krewe at $300 each and there is no charge for marching groups or specialty queens. Those interested in joining the parade this weekend can call Folse at (504)952-4889.
Folse said she hopes this year’s turnout will be as good, if not better than past years. She is hopeful for nice weather.
The parade will begin on Whitley Road, travel up to Highway 90, turn into the town’s business district, head down De Jean Street towards Old Spanish Trail and then back up Lorraine Drive to the highway.
To view the parade route map, see page 5B.
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