The Walk-On's Independence Bowl will present a Mardi Gras Preview Parade beginning at Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 26. The parade will cross the Texas Street Bridge into downtown Shreveport by 7 p.m., where the annual Walk-On's Independence Bowl Block Party, Battle of the Bands and Pep Rally will begin at approximately 7:30 p.m.
Louisiana culinary legend Chef John Folse will serve as Grand Marshal of the Mardi Gras Preview Parade. The parade will also include nearly 20 floats, representatives of 10 regional Mardi Gras krewes, and the cheerleaders, marching bands and mascots of Duke University and Temple University.
For more information, visit the official website of the Walk-On's Independence Bowl.