The colorful pageantry, people celebrating, decorated homes and beautifully-made floats are lovely on Mardi Gras Day. One of the oldest and most illustrious krewes parades that day, REX, the king of carnival. It is a delight to watch the ornate floats full of maskers tossing throws to the throngs, richly-costumed lieutinents on horseback and bands playing as they march the Uptown route down St. Charles Avenue.

Here are just a few photographs from the day.  Enjoy and laissez les bon temps rouler!