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Man Who Fell From Lafayette Mardi Gras Float Dies From Injuries

Quinn Dejean, the member of the Krewe of Apollo, who fell from a Lafayette Mardi Gras float has passed away.

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Quinn Dejean (Mystic Krewe of Apollo Facebook)
Quinn Dejean (Mystic Krewe of Apollo Facebook)
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UPDATE : Mardi Gras Float Rider Dies Following Fall

Update: The rider has been identified as Krewe of Apollo member, Quinn DeJean.

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Dennis Landry via facebook
Dennis Landry via facebook
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Epic Video of Endymion Parade Inside the Superdome from Float Rider’s Point of View

This video is from the Krewe of Endymion as it enters the Superdome for the Extravaganza featuring Steven Tyler and Pit Bull, on February 6, 2016.

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KTDY / Townsquare Media Mardi Gras Float En Route to the Independent Parade

JayCee and Steve Wiley will be looking for your signs!

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KTDY Offices Are Closed For Mardi Gras

Virtually every business in Lafayette will be closed for Fat Tuesday, except restaurants, bars & convenience stores. That includes the offices of Townsquare Media.

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Look For 99.9 KTDY In The Independent Parade!

Mardi Gras 2016 has flown by! Fat Tuesday is already upon us. The Krewe of Townsquare will be in the independent parade We have lots of beads, and we'll be looking for you!

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Local Radio People Share Their Thoughts About Mardi Gras [VIDEOS]

Mardi Gras is a complex web of parades, parties, balls, beads and spirits. A bunch of Townsquare Media radio folks sat down to chat about Mardi Gras.

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RIO Krewe Members
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Krewe Of RIO Shares How To Put On A Successful Mardi Gras Parade And The Cost [VIDEO]

The Krewe of Carnivale en RIO, with over 650 members, throw one of the biggest, most attended and most celebrated parades in the Acadiana area. The cost of presenting a parade of this size is astronomical.

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Lafayette Man Falls From Top Level Of Float In Friday Night Parade, In Critical Condition

It was a beautiful night for the annual Friday Night Parade in downtown Lafayette, but things turned ugly for one float rider. According to Lafayette Police, the man fell off the top level of the float he was riding on Johnston Street and Whittington Drive. Spectators said it could have been as high as 3 levels.

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Is It Better To Be In A Mardi Gras Parade, Or At One? [Video]

We love our parades here in Acadiana. People turn out early in the morning to find a good spot. Others spend hundreds, even thousands of dollars to ride and play "Pied Piper." In this video, we discuss the merits of both kinds of participation...

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Facebook / Joe Abshire
Facebook / Joe Abshire
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Lake Arthur’s Mardi Gras Run Like You’ve Never Seen It — From the Air [VIDEO]

When I saw this, I thought to myself, I bet I can make a dozen of my friends outside Louisiana immediately homesick.

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New Orleans Mardi Gras 1964
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New Orleans Mardi Gras 1964 [RETRO VIDEO]

New Orleans, Louisana Mardi Gras, circa 1964. This narrated retro video of the streets of New Orleans during Mardi Gras 1964 show the elaborated illuminated floats moving through the crowded streets of the world's most famous Mardi Gras destination.

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