Get ready for Mardi Gras parades to kick in. The bead throwing, colorful costumes, dancing and celebrations start with the Sulphur Mardi Gras parade this Saturday.

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The parade starts on Cypress Street and proceeds through the S-curve to South Huntington. The parade starts at two so line up early and bring the family. The parade will consist of Mardi Gras Krewes, other groups and organizations who's purpose is to help you "pass a good time."  It is not too late to sign up for the parade. The forecast for Saturday is partly cloudy with a high of 69 degrees.