The public is invited to a free Mardi Gras-style parade in downtown Shreveport at 12 p.m. on Monday, May 14. The Mardi Gras in May Parade with MISS USA® and MISS TEEN USA® will include all 102 contestants from the MISS USA® and MISS TEEN USA® competitions as well as local dignitaries, Miss USA Kára McCullough, Miss Teen USA Sophia Dominguez-Heithoff, local Mardi Gras krewes, a marching band and more. The parade will take place on the west end of Texas Street in downtown Shreveport.
The Mardi Gras in May Parade with MISS USA® and MISS TEEN USA® is made possible by event sponsors including Shreveport-Bossier ~ Louisiana’s Other Side, City of Shreveport – Mayor’s Office, Caddo Parish Commission, City of Bossier City, Bossier Parish Police Jury, and Margaritaville Resort Casino – Bossier City, La. Additional support has been provided by the parading Mardi Gras krewes of Shreveport-Bossier: the Krewe of Centaur, the Krewe of Gemini, the Krewe of Harambee, the Krewe of Highland, and the Krewe of Sobek.
The parade will have a patriotic theme and will serve to welcome all of the visiting MISS USA® and MISS TEEN USA® contestants as well as their families and supporters, event organizers and fans.
For more information, including details of all MISS USA® and MISS TEEN USA® competition events, sponsorship opportunities, and more, visit www.shreveport-bossier.org