Hundreds of thousands expected to flock to Spanish Town Parade
Published: Feb. 15, 2023 at 5:55 AM CST|Updated: Feb. 15, 2023 at 8:19 AM CST
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Spanish Town Mardi Gras parade is returning to Baton Rouge Saturday, Feb. 18.
The parade rolls at noon and is put on by the organization Mystic Krewe for the Preservation of Lagniappe in Louisiana or SPLL.
Robert King, President of SPLL, said they organize the Spanish Town Mardi Gras Ball, Parade, and Golf Tournament and donate proceeds to local charities.
King said more than 200,000 are expected to attend Saturday. The well-known parade first took place in 1981.
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