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Krewe of Carnivale en Rio Parade rolled Saturday night

Posted: 5:48 PM, Feb 23, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-25 13:55:25-05

The Krewe of Carnivale en Rio rolled last night in Lafayette.

The parade started at 6:30 p.m. at Pontiac Point, which is where Simcoe and Surrey streets meet Jefferson Street in downtown Lafayette. Rio then traveled through Lafayette, ending on N College Drive near the Cajundome. For a full look at the route, click here .

This year’s grand marshals are the Saintsations. Among the Saintsations in the parade is Maurice native Jesse Hernandez .

Saintsations in Rio parade

The Krewe of Rio is known for their large amount of throws and colorful costumes.

crowd at Rio parade

KATC will be out at local parades in Lafayette Parish. For up-to-the minute information on all the fun, make sure you check out our Float Finder page on Facebook. Click the Float Finder image for more.

Click here for pictures from the parade.

For everything Mardi Gras in Acadiana, including the parade schedule , click here .

To see a list of New Orleans-area carnival events,  click here .