Wow! The kickoff to the 2014 Mardi Gras season at 12th Night Saturday was one not soon forgotten! All of the area Mardi Gras krewes were out in force and ready to party!

The night began with a presentation of the different krewes royalty and progressed to a full on Louisiana style soiree as soon as the band, Thunderpants, hit the stage. As per usual, you could fine quite a few krewe members on stage with the band! The Bossier Civic Center lobby was full as other party goers cheered on the Saints.

Check out our picture gallery (the majority of pictures are courtesy of the great Harvey Dillahunty) and re-live a night that was fun for all! Hats off to the Krewe of Gemini who was the main organizer for this year's event!