Mardi Gras

Gallery: Rex and Zulu reign over Mardi Gras Day

Both krewes set out to warm up the crowds on a beautiful, but chilly, Fat Tuesday

Rex and Zulu are always the parades that rule over Mardi Gras Day. Both monarchs toast the mayor at Gallier Hall, and while both represent a different side of Mardi Gras traditions, they’re both a deep part of the cultural fabric.