This Sunday, one of the best family experiences you can have in Shreveport kicks off at 2 p.m. in the Highland neighborhood.  To be sure, every one of the Mardi Gras parades in the SBC is wild, but the Krewe of Highland seem to do a great job of making this parade the most fun for families.

You can check out the official route below, but just a word of caution - Police will close the staging area (Fern Avenue from Greenway Place to Atlantic Avenue) beginning at 8:00 a.m. Sunday morning and will remain closed until the parade is finished.  Then around 1:00 p.m., officers will close all intersecting streets along the parade route.

City of Shreveport

Make a sign to get the best results, and don't be surprised if you catch some groceries.  The Krewe of Highland parade is famous for throwing hot dogs, ramen noodles, and moon pies.  There's even a rumor that someone caught a bedazzled plunger a few years ago.

Picture courtesy of Tina Rose