Bacchus relives children’s stories

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John C. Riley reigned as the King of Bacchus 2015. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

John C. Reilly threw handfuls of doubloons into the crowd. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

On Saturday night, Bacchus rolled Uptown with the theme “Children’s Stories that Lived Forever.” Actor John C. Reilly reigned as the king of Bacchus 2015. The parade also featured actors Craig Robinson, Rob Corrdry and Clark Duke.

Actors Rob Corddry (left) and Clark Duke (right) from the upcoming film "Hot Tub Time Machine 2" were featured on the "Baccha-Chariot" float. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Actors Rob Corddry (left) and Clark Duke (right) from the upcoming film “Hot Tub Time Machine 2” were featured on the “Baccha-Chariot” float. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

A rider on the "Bacchatality" float throws beads to the crowd. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

A rider on the “Bacchatality” float throws beads to the crowd. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

The Landry-Walker high school marching band was one of several New Orleans-area high school marching bands. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

The Landry-Walker high school marching band was one of several New Orleans-area high school marching bands. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

The "Wizard of Oz" float. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

The “Wizard of Oz” float. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Riders on the float "Aesop's Tales" scout the crowd. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Riders on the float “Aesop’s Tales” scout the crowd. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Rider's on the Shrek float (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Riders on the Shrek float (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

A rider on the "Bacchagator" float teases the crowd with a giant plush alligator. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

A rider on the “Bacchagator” float teases the crowd with a giant plush alligator. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

The "Baby Kong" float comes down Napoleon. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

The “Baby Kong” float comes down Napoleon. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

A breeze caught the flag from the McDonough 35 flag-twirlers. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

A breeze caught the flag from the McDonough 35 flag-twirlers. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Riders on the "Whinnie the Pooh" float. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Riders on the “Winnie the Pooh” float. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

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