New Orleans celebrations in full swing for Mardi Gras 2022

NEW ORLEANS (WAFB) - The Carnival festivities are in full swing, and parades will be rolling throughout Louisiana for Fat Tuesday

After a year away from the parade routes, there has been plenty for fans to enjoy this Carnival season

A new set of parades will be returning to Uptown New Orleans on Tuesday, March 1. There will be hours of floats, costumes, and crowds by the thousands

The Krewe of Zulu begins at 8 a.m. at S. Claiborne and Jackson Ave. The parade follows Orleans Ave and stops at Broad St

The Krewe of Rex parade will start at Napoleon Ave and Carondelet St in New Orleans at 10 a.m.

The Krewe of Elks Orleans parade follows and will start at Napoleon Ave and S. Claiborne St in New Orleans

The Krewe of Crescent City parade will start at Napoleon Ave and S. Claiborne Ave in New Orleans at 11 a.m.

The good times were rolling well into the evening as well

WAFB’S Perry Robinson was live from Burbon Street with revelers excited to be back after a year away

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