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Big parade weekend kicks off in N.O.

2 years ago Thursday, February 07, 2013 1:00:52 PM CST February 07, 2013 Thursday, February 07 2013 Feb 7, 2013 in News
Source: Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS- The stars will be out for a number of parades in New Orleans this weekend.

The Krewe of Endymion's "super float" rolls Saturday night, led by pop star Kelly Clarkson.

Sunday's Bacchus parade will include more than two dozen child cancer patients, who will ride with Bacchus celebrity king, actor G.W. Bailey.

On Monday, actor Gary Sinise and New Orleans musicians Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews and Harry Connick Jr. will ride in the Orpheus parade.

The Carnival season culminates Mardi Gras day with street revelry and the pageantry of the Rex and Zulu parades.

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