February 7, 2013
Rex, the King of Carnival rides in the Krewe of Rex, arrives at Canal St. during last year’s Mardi Gras day in New Orleans. The Carnival season culminates on Tuesday, with street revelry and the pageantry of the Rex and Zulu parades.
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The city’s glitziest, most star-studded parades of the Carnival season roll this weekend, including one with a float being touted as the biggest in New Orleans’ history.