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The Zulu Tramps march on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Zulu started the party on Mardi Gras day with their annual parade on St. Charles Avenue, featuring appearances by Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell, filmmaker Spike Lee, the New Orleans Saints, and the krewe’s own cadre of celebrities like the Big Shot, the Governor and more.

The Krewe of Zulu rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Mayor Mitch Landrieu and NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison Jr. lead the Krewe of Zulu onto St. Charles Avenue. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Zulu Tramps march on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Zulu Tramps march on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Zulu Tramps march on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Zulu Tramps march on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Zulu Tramps march on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Southern University band performs with the Krewe of Zulu on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The king of the Krewe of Zulu greets crowds on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The queen of the Krewe of Zulu greets crowds on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Film director Spike Lee rides with the Krewe of Zulu on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The St. Augustine band performs with the Krewe of Zulu on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Zulu rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

New Orleans Saints player Cameron Jordan throws footballs to the crowd during the Krewe of Zulu parade on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Zulu rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Zulu rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell rides horseback with the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office in the Zulu parade on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Zulu “Fire Department” rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Zulu “Big Shot” rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Zulu rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Zulu Mayor rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Phil Frazier of Rebirth Brass Band rides as the Zulu Governor on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Zulu rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

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