For years I have been attending Mardi Gras Parades in Shreveport, Louisiana. As a kid, I loved going out to the parade route early in the morning with my dad. We would grill food, drink, laugh, and simply have a good time with family and close friends. I was always amazed by the floats as a kid and dropped my jaw when we would see double-decker type floats in Shreveport. I never thought there could be anything more elaborate.
[bf_image id="q6bhtg-7mmlfs-651qd5"] The streets were filled with women, men, and children. Some of those families had been out there since 4:30 AM. Everything was so planned out. There were multiple parades a day. We sat in the same spot all day and were able to see five different parades. It was a spectacle like no other, and I highly encourage you to go check it out. You will not soon forget the fun times and long hours screaming, “Throw me something, mister!”