Children of the Realm
Despite its reputation for bawdy excess, Mardi Gras is still in many ways a family event with much to offer to stir young imaginations.
Step ladders with seats attached are a favorite way to provide kids with a prime parade perch and help them snag lots of throws.
Bringing the Kids
Bringing the kids to Mardi Gras is routine for most locals but more of a logistical challenge for visitors.