Photos by Camille Barnett
The crowd reaches towards the “Toxic Shock Syndrome” themed float at Krewe of Tucks 2019 parade.
The sun was bright Saturday morning (March 2), making a beautiful ride for the Krewe of Tucks. This year’s theme was “Tuck Gets Sick.” Following tradition, 37 themed-floats rode down St. Charles Avenue under tissue paper dangling from oak trees.
Crowds reach toward “Friar Tuck.”
A Rabies-themed float stares down St. Charles.
This giant pill follows the “Tucks Gets Sick” theme with riders dressed as doctors.
Local artist Frenchy does a live painting atop a Saints-themed float.
A Steve Gleason painting rides on the back of local artist Frenchy’s float.
Jermon Bushrod of the New Orleans Saints prepares to toss beads into the crowd.
Dancers of CRHS dance along with their marching band.
A rider on the “damaged Iris” float is following the theme, dressed as a referee.
A rider hangs off of the “Tuck’s Brothel” float.
This heart’s on fire as the “Burning Love” float rolls down the parade route.
Dylan Sherman (left) and Joseph Chase stop for a photo between floats.
A member of Urban Cowboy Riding Club carries a Saints flag on his horse, which is wearing a Mardi Gras-colored boa.
Dancers from the Organ Grinders walking krewe dance their way through Uptown.
Tamica Lee of Southern Charm New Orleans looks over the crowd as she rides with the Krewe of Tucks.