February 9, 2010

Saints Parade rolls this evening

The entire Saints organization will be rolling through downtown New Orleans in front of the Superdome starting at 5pm today. Lombardi Gras (or Who Dat Tuesday) celebrations are underway in a fashion they've never seen before, as many krewes the city have donated their floats to the Saints' Super Bowl champions parade.

Color guards, fire trucks, dance teams, numerous marching bands and a total of ten donated floats will roll through crowds that were massing hours before the event. Saints owner Tom Benson will ride in the lead float, followed by Drew Brees and Sean Payton in the second.

The mayor and governor of the city and state will address the route from a grandstand. Student were let out early today in the city.

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