Soulard ready for Mardi Gras fun -

Soulard ready for Mardi Gras fun

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By KMOV Web Producer By KMOV Web Producer

(KMOV) – The second largest Mardi Gras celebration in the country is ready to kick off Saturday as tens of thousands are expected to hit Soulard streets in South St. Louis.

Crews have been working all-day Friday preparing for the big event. 

Officials say the Mardi Gras parade will start at 11 a.m. outside Busch Stadium and will follow Broadway to Anheuser-Busch, the theme being famous threesomes. 

Police say the party in Soulard will not last all night; the outdoor celebration ends at 8 p.m.  and the bars are expected to close at 11.


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