Mar 022014
 
A Thoth rider prepares a throw. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A rider in the Krewe of Thoth prepares a throw for the crowd on Henry Clay Avenue. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Okeanos rolled on Sunday with a theme celebrating the holidays, the Krewe of Mid-City presented its distinctive floats in “Fifty Shades of Green,” and the Krewe of Thoth nodded toward Sunday’s Oscars with a movie-themed parade.

The Krewe of Mid-City's "Green Hornet" float rolls on Magazine Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Mid-City’s “Green Hornet” float rolls on Magazine Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A rider in the Krewe of Okeanos laughs with the Magazine Street crowds. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A rider in the Krewe of Okeanos laughs with the Magazine Street crowds. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Okeanos

The Okeanos captain's float rolls onto Magazine Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Okeanos captain’s float rolls onto Magazine Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A line of bagpipes leads the Krewe of Okeanos on Magazine. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A line of bagpipes leads the Krewe of Okeanos on Magazine. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The King of Okeanos. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The King of Okeanos. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Okeanos title float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Okeanos title float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Vince Vance rolls on his float in the Krewe of Okeanos. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Vince Vance rolls on his float in the Krewe of Okeanos. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Okeanos "Thanksgiving" float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Okeanos “Thanksgiving” float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Okeanos "President's Day" float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Okeanos “President’s Day” float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A rider in the Krewe of Okeanos holds a throw over the crowd. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A rider in the Krewe of Okeanos holds a throw over the crowd. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Okeanos "Mardi Gras" float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Okeanos “Mardi Gras” float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Okeanos "Chinese New Year" float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Okeanos “Chinese New Year” float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Mid-City

The King of the Krewe of Mid-City rolls on Magazine Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The King of the Krewe of Mid-City rolls on Magazine Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A rider in the Krewe of Mid-City's King's Band of Merry Men. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A rider in the Krewe of Mid-City’s King’s Band of Merry Men. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Queen of the Krewe of Mid-City. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Queen of the Krewe of Mid-City. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Mid-City "Tribute to City Park" float rolls down Magazine, as smoke from the train on the front wafts over the crowd. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Mid-City “Tribute to City Park” float rolls down Magazine, as smoke from the train on the front wafts over the crowd. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

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The Krewe of Mid-City junior maids and dukes. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Mid-City junior maids and dukes. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Mid-City's "Green Machine" float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Mid-City’s “Green Machine” float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Mid-City's "Little Green Men" float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Mid-City’s “Little Green Men” float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Thoth

The Citadel from South Carolina leads the Krewe of Thoth onto Magazine Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Citadel from South Carolina leads the Krewe of Thoth onto Magazine Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The King of Thoth. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The King of Thoth. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Thoth queen. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Thoth queen. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Musicians on the Thoth officers' float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Musicians on the Thoth officers’ float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Thoth "It's Carnival Time" float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Thoth “It’s Carnival Time” float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A float in the Krewe of Thoth parade. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A float in the Krewe of Thoth parade. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A float in the Krewe of Thoth parade. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A float in the Krewe of Thoth parade. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Thoth "The Greatest Show on Earth" float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Thoth “The Greatest Show on Earth” float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Thoth "Deliverance" float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Thoth “Deliverance” float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Riders on the Thoth "Jaws" float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Riders on the Thoth “Jaws” float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Riders on the Thoth "West Side Story" float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Riders on the Thoth “West Side Story” float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Confetti floats over the crowd at Henry Clay Avenue. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Confetti floats over the crowd at Henry Clay Avenue. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A rider on the Jurassic Park float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A rider on the Jurassic Park float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Thoth rolled a float about the 2014 Academy Award nominees. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Thoth rolled a float about the 2014 Academy Award nominees. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Thoth "Raiders of the Lost Ark" float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Thoth “Raiders of the Lost Ark” float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

See below for our live coverage from the route.

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