Top Ten Mardi Gras Floats

posted on 2/7/14

#10. King Swan

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source: theweekendinparis.com

Swans are known for their grace and elegance and this royal bird is no exception and with a rope of sunflowers coyily in it’s mouth, this Feathered Monarch makes quite the impression.

#9. Satan

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source: allaboutmardigras.com

A jolly sight at Mardi Gras, Lucifer and his flaming skulls excite the senses and the imagination of the crowd.

#8 Money Toliet

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source: Krewe of D’ Etat

Making a statement regarding taxation, this well informed Krewe used the powerful imagery of the toliet to turn their float into a mobile protest.

#7 Vader

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source: asergeev.com

A staple of Mardi Gras and All Around General Folk Hero, Darth Vader sets a celebratory tone for any Mardi Gras Function.

#6 Satan, again

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source: barrierislandgirl.blogspot.com

The Devil returns again in this float, this time with tradmark goatee and bright red eyes; the Master of Darkness is here to party!

#5 Three Headed Gator Playing Guitar

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source: Krewe of O’ Keanos

Nothing says Mardi Gras like a Three Headed Alligator smiling at you while it rocks on a Pink Stratocaster. This reptilian cerberus is many things, striking, bold and unforgettable.

#4 Hulk Hogan

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source: usatoday.com

Another time tested favorite with the throng of celebrators, Hulkamania is again unleashed when the sight of this powerful individual comes rolling by.

#3 Big Gator

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source: Carol M Highsmith

Chomp! Watch your fingers! this giant gator is surrounded by men dressed themselves as alligators, sights like this are what keeps the crowd coming year after year.

#2 Kiss

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source: kissonline.com

Gene Simmons would be proud with this bust of his Demon character from legendary rock band Kiss, looking like an gothic George Washington, bare chest puffed forward.

#1 Tiger Woods

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source: allprosports.com

The Great Tiger Woods is the star of this float, towering over a raging inferno in his trademark golfing apparel. Hole in one!

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