Before Truckstop Honeymoon’s Katie Euliss and Mike West moved to Lawrence, Mardi Gras was just another holiday. Now, it’s an annual tradition that keeps growing every year. The parade features colorful costumes, nonstop live music, and (of course) only the most entertaining Lawrencians in town.

Here are some sights and sounds from the Lawrence Mardi Gras parade this year. Scroll down for the video. Watch the craziness pick up at 1:50 in.