LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — Mardi Gras came back with a bang in 2022, and we caught some of the highlights from Lafayette’s Independent Parade that we rolled in.

  • Mardi Gras beads
  • News 10's Danielle Johnson prepares for Mardi Gras 2022
  • Lafayette Mardi Gras 2022
  • Sylvia Masters, Caroline Marcello and Madeline Adams wait for the parade to start
  • Caroline Marcello and Sylvia Masters ready their Mardi Gras beads
  • Darla Montgomery rides in style for Mardi Gras 2022
  • Sylvia Masters and Caroline Marcello are in the Carnival spirit

The parade stretched from the north end of Downtown Lafayette all the way to Cajunfield. Some of our staff got to ride News 10’s float, which was the head of the parade.