Mardi Gras

Krewe of Rio Parade prepares to roll In this Saturday in Lafayette

LAFAYETTE, LA - The Krewe of Rio parade is expected to roll through Lafayette this weekend.

The parade strives to stand out from the rest by adding signature throw pieces for crew members to decorate with their own unique style. 

President of the Krewe, Rachelle Meaux says the signature throws is intended to "give something different than just the beads and the regular throws that we have." 

Twenty two floats are expected to roll through Saturday with over 600 participants starting at 6:30 p.m. The route will start downtown and end at Cajun field. 

For more information about the parade, please visit the Krewe Rio website.


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