A marching group passes Gallier Hall as the 1,500 members of the Zulu, led by their King Brian M. Sims and Queen Dr. Chanda Macias, roll up St. Charles Avenue with their parade entitled “Zulu’s Book of Love and Cinema” on Mardi Gras Day, 2020. (Photo by Michael DeMocker)

PHOTOS: Zulu’s ‘Book of Love’ is a colorful chapter of Mardi Gras 2020

Even if you didn't catch a coconut this year, the Krewe of Zulu always brings gorgeous costumes and fun to the early morning on Mardi Gras Day.

by Mary Staes | February 26, 2020

Even if you didn’t catch a coconut this year, the Krewe of Zulu always brings gorgeous costumes and fun to the early morning on Mardi Gras Day.

This year’s theme was “Zulu’s Book of Love” and King Brian M. Sims and Queen Dr. Chanda Macias reigned over the day.

Mary Staes

Mary Staes

Mary Staes is Digital Content Lead for Very Local. She works with our freelancers and crafts content for our social media platforms and website. Before Very Local, she worked with CBS affiliate WWL-TV as a web producer and weekend assignment editor for about 4 years. She has also handled broadcast coverage for 160 Marine Reserve training facilities while she served as an active duty Marine. As a native New Orleanian, she takes being "very local" to heart. She loves being intertwined with the culture and figuring out how there are less than two degrees of separation between us all, whether we're natives or not.

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