Aug 272016
 
Queen Cara-Mia Noto and Jamie Bernstein, king Robustsus XXX, great the crowd from the balcony of the Maple Leaf Bar. The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme "Get Wet". (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Queen Cara-Mia Noto and Jamie Bernstein, king Robustsus XXX, great the crowd from the balcony of the Maple Leaf Bar. The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme “Get Wet”. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Oak Street was packed to the gills on Saturday for Mid Summer Mardi Gras as the Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the event’s 30th anniversary.

Musician Jamie Bernstein and Cara-Mia Noto, manager of Jacques Imo’s, ruled as King Robustus and queen.

Norman, left, and Christine Smith, right, show off their home made seersucker costumes. The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme "Get Wet". (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Norman, left, and Christine Smith, right, show off their home made seersucker costumes. The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme “Get Wet”. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Dan Ruch of the Browncoat Brass warms up before Mid Summer Mardi Gras. The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme "Get Wet". (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Dan Ruch of the Browncoat Brass warms up before Mid Summer Mardi Gras. The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme “Get Wet”. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Vivian O'Brien flexes with members of El Lucha on Oak street before the parade. The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme "Get Wet". (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Vivian O’Brien flexes with members of El Lucha on Oak street before the parade. The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme “Get Wet”. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

The Organ Grinders dance their way down Oak street during Mid Summer Mardi Gras. The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme "Get Wet". (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

The Organ Grinders dance their way down Oak street during Mid Summer Mardi Gras. The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme “Get Wet”. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

San Juan of the El Lucha Krewe dances his way down Oak Street during Mid Summer Mardi Gras. The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme "Get Wet". (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

San Juan of the El Lucha Krewe dances his way down Oak Street during Mid Summer Mardi Gras. The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme “Get Wet”. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Cara-Mia Noto, the queen of O.A.K., waves to the crowd as she rolls down Oak street. The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme "Get Wet". (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Cara-Mia Noto, the queen of O.A.K., waves to the crowd as she rolls down Oak street. The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme “Get Wet”. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Ali Timberlake, of Tap Dat, performs outside of the Maple Leaf Bar before the parade begins. The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme "Get Wet". (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Ali Timberlake, of Tap Dat, performs outside of the Maple Leaf Bar before the parade begins. The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme “Get Wet”. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Lyric Cox, felt, and Gretchen Cook, right, chat before the start of the parade. The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme "Get Wet". (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Lyric Cox, felt, and Gretchen Cook, right, chat before the start of the parade. The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme “Get Wet”. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Dustin Cook holds up a "Make America Wet Again" sign outside of the Maple Leaf Bar. The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme "Get Wet". (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Dustin Cook holds up a “Make America Wet Again” sign outside of the Maple Leaf Bar. The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme “Get Wet”. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Greg James, left, of Bratz Y'all, prepares some food before the parade rolls. The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme "Get Wet". (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Greg James, left, of Bratz Y’all, prepares some food before the parade rolls. The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme “Get Wet”. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Chris Freire of the Browncoat Brass practices his saxophone before the parade rolls. The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme "Get Wet". (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Chris Freire of the Browncoat Brass practices his saxophone before the parade rolls. The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme “Get Wet”. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme "Get Wet". (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of O.A.K. celebrated the 30th anniversary of Mid Summer Mardi Gras with the theme “Get Wet”. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

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