Krewe of Caesar announces 2016 Grand Marshal

Krewe of Caesar announces 2016 Grand Marshal

METAIRIE, LA (WVUE) - Darth Vader and the Star Wars Group of the 501st Legion has been chosen as Grand Marshal of the Krewe of Caesar Parade, the krewe's captain announced Wednesday.

This chapter of the world wide Star Wars Group is known as the 501st Legion of Louisiana.

The world wide group has over 10,000 members.  They have partnered with Children's Hospital, Make-A-Wish Foundation, and several other charitable groups to aid in their fun raising efforts.

This is Caesar's 37th annual parade and will roll down the traditional Metairie parade route on Veterans Boulevard on Saturday, Jan 30, 2016 at 6:00 pm.

Mardi Gras is Feb. 9, 2016.

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