Top 10 Mardi Gras Floats
by David Stewart
#10. King Swan
Swans are known for their grace and elegance and this royal bird is no exception and with a rope of sunflowers coyily in it's mouth, this Feathered Monarch makes quite the impression.
A jolly sight at Mardi Gras, Lucifer and his flaming skulls excite the senses and the imagination of the crowd.
#8 Money Toliet
source: Krewe of D' Etat
Making a statement regarding taxation, this well informed Krewe used the powerful imagery of the toliet to turn their float into a mobile protest.
A staple of Mardi Gras and All Around General Folk Hero, Darth Vader sets a celebratory tone for any Mardi Gras Function.
#6 Satan, again
The Devil returns again in this float, this time with tradmark goatee and bright red eyes; the Master of Darkness is here to party!
#5 Three Headed Gator Playing Guitar
source: Krewe of O' Keanos
Nothing says Mardi Gras like a Three Headed Alligator smiling at you while it rocks on a Pink Stratocaster. This reptilian cerberus is many things, striking, bold and unforgettable.
#4 Hulk Hogan
Another time tested favorite with the throng of celebrators, Hulkamania is again unleashed when the sight of this powerful individual comes rolling by.
#3 Big Gator
source: Carol M Highsmith
Chomp! Watch your fingers! this giant gator is surrounded by men dressed themselves as alligators, sights like this are what keeps the crowd coming year after year.
Gene Simmons would be proud with this bust of his Demon character from legendary rock band Kiss, looking like an gothic George Washington, bare chest puffed foward.
#1 Tiger Woods
The Great Tiger Woods is the star of this float, towering over a raging inferno in his trademark golfing apparel. Hole in one!
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