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PHOTOS: We are living for ‘Yardi Gras’ this year

In New Orleans, residents are designing their houses to look like floats and participating in...
In New Orleans, residents are designing their houses to look like floats and participating in Yardi Gras!(Julie Simons Clements (IG @NolaJules68))
Updated: Jan. 25, 2021 at 11:27 AM CST
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Mardi Gras parades are canceled but the celebration will “roll” on. Many people have turned their homes into floats.

In New Orleans, what started as a social media joke quickly blossomed into the real Krewe of House Floats.

More: A Carnival parade where the spectators are on the move

Julie Simons Clements (@NolaJules68) has taken the time to capture some of the elaborate designs.

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In Mobile, where some claim the earliest Mardi Gras celebrations were held, the Mobile Porch Parade starts on Feb. 1.

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