Krewe of Highland Set to Roll Sunday Afternoon [VIDEO]
Matthew Linn from Shreveport's Krewe of Highland talks with 101.7 / 710 KEEL's Robert J Wright and Erin McCarty about this year's parade, which will take place this Sunday afternoon (March 3) at 2pm.
Linn tells KEEL listeners about this year's event - around 120 floats - and a new starting spot for smaller floats, with those lining up on Slattery at the corner of Gilbert.
A little krewe history from the Highland website:
"The origin of the annual carnival was simple: after moving back home to Shreveport in 1994, Highland resident, Commissioner and local business owner Matthew Linn approached the Highland Area Partnership with the idea of a neighborhood Mardi Gras parade. Linn was met with open arms by then-Director Bob Marak. The Highland Restoration Associated jumped on board, along with personal friends Joe and Linda Dame, and all joined together to shore up The Krewe of Highland’s first parade."
For more information and to see the parade's 2019 route, JUST CLICK HERE!