COVINGTON, La. — Everyone knows about the big celebrations that happen in New Orleans Mardi Gras Day.

But on the Northshore, thousands of people headed to Covington for a day of family fun.

"It's a great little parade for families. Every year we come here in Covington because it's very family oriented. It's very safe and we live in Madisonville so it's very close to home and we just have a lot of fun here in Covington," one woman said. 

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