We arose at dawn yesterday for coffee and calisthenics (ed note: more like buttermilk drops and Frangelico) before heading to A.L Davis park for the big 2016 Super Sunday Mardi Gras Indian party.

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

It’s one of the best events Louisiana throws all year long; right up there with Ponchatoula Strawberry and Des Allemands Catfish Festival..

We wouldn’t miss it for the world.

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

After navigating back through some lovely Central City neighborhoods we managed to locate a parking place large enough to accommodate our Econoline van, and began walking toward the sound of drums and Indians wailing the blues.

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

The crowd is stunningly huge. Much larger than last year and 2015 saw record-breaking attendance. We wade into the scrum to show and prove.

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

This is what we saw:

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

2016 Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday Party In New Orleans

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