Tens of thousands expected for Mardi Gras parade, celebration in Soulard
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - Party tents are set up ahead of this weekend’s annual Mardi Gras celebration in Soulard.
Tens of thousands of people are expected to pack Soulard for the day-long event. The Bud Light Grand Parade will start at 11 a.m. at Busch Stadium. There are 80 entries in this year’s parade, which has a theme of “That’s Entertainment.”
Below is a map showing the route, ride-share stands and where patrons can park.
The following interstate exits will be closed for all or part of Saturday:
- NB I-55 at 3200 Broadway and 7th and Park all day
- SB I-55 at Arsenal during peak traffic times
Those attending are not encouraged to drive but use a rideshare service or taxi to get to the parade route.
In addition to the parade on Saturday, there will be a Blues Alumni Experience and a post-parade street party. Click here for more details on the parade and Saturday’s events.
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