NEW ORLEANS — The Krewe of Bacchus held an open house for its members and their families and friends on Sunday.
This year’s Bacchus theme is “Throw Me Something Mister.”
The krewe will have floats featuring Mr. Rogers, Mr. Bubble, Mr. Bingle, Mr. Clean, and even Mr. Mardi Gras - Blaine Kern.
Bacchus officials said. "Specialty items this year include 17 different socks, numerous kitchen items, light-up baseball bats, glass beads, flip flops, note pads, and charging cords. The Beach Boys will be performing at the Bacchus Rendezvous."
The parade is set to roll at 5:15 p.m. on Sunday, Feb 19, from Napoleon Avenue on its traditional uptown route.
WWL-TV will be broadcasting the Bacchus parade at 10 p.m. on Feb 19 from the Rendezvous at the Morial Convention Center. It will be available on WWLTV.com and the WWL-TV app.
Actor, screenwriter, comedian, and producer Adam Devine will reign as King for this year's parade.
Devine is best known for his roles on the television series "Workaholics", on which he was a co-creator, and the "Pitch Perfect" film franchise as well as its television spinoff "Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin."
Devine is the latest celebrity monarch for a krewe that has featured numerous stars over the years, including Josh Duhamel, Drew Brees, JK Simmons, Nicolas Cage, Anthony Mackie, Andy Garcia, and more.
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