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Floats in the Dome VIII

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Endymion rolled through Mid-City with huge crowds - sidewalk-side and neutral ground-side - enjoying one of the world's biggest parties.

This year marks Endymion's 50th anniversary.

Tens of thousands of people will pack the Superdome's floor to help the krewe celebrate this milestone.

People already covering five miles of the krewe's parade route help get this party started.

We have the party covered all over town.

Lee Zurik and David Bernard are in the thick of crowds in Mid-City.

Natasha Robin is on a float to give us an idea of what it's like to ride in this parade.

Shelby Latino and Liz Reyes have crowds covered outside Gallier Hall.

Carnival historian Arthur Hardy will join us inside the Dome this year with insight on this spectacle.

And Greg Adaline, Shelley Brown, Juan Kincaid and Meg Gatto are on the Superdome floor to show us what it's like to experience the Extravaganza.

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