IT'S MARDI GRAS TIME
IN ST. LOUIS
It all starts TODAY . . .
the weather forecast is
warm and sunny!
Today, the 5K marathon will draw thousands,
to run through the streets of historic Soulard.
To be followed by the "Taste of Soulard,"
sponsored by Southern Comfort . . .
where area bars and restaurants offer
"small plates" and "huge drinks"
to throngs of party people . . .
followed on Sunday,
by the annual Mardi Gras Pet Parade.
This kicks things off for Mardi Gras in St. Louis
with the annual parade next weekend.
Mardi Gras St. Louis is the 2nd largest
party town and parade nationwide,
just behind New Orleans.