A whole bunch of individuals gathered on South Fundamental Avenue in downtown Little Rock Saturday morning for SoMa 501’s SoMardi Gras parade.
“SoMa Beneath the Sea” was this 12 months’s theme, and the parade featured nautical floats, sea creature-inspired costumes, marching bands, stilt walkers, a ship deployed by the U.S. Coast Guard, a 20-foot inflatable canine and mermaids from the Netflix documentary collection “MerPeople.”
Competition organizers modified the beginning time of the parade procession from midday to 10 a.m. on account of rain within the forecast. Arkansas Occasions photographer Brian Chilson stories that it was a bit moist at occasions however nonetheless a great turnout for the 14th annual parade, SoMa 501’s greatest fundraising occasion of the 12 months. Try Chilson’s pictures from the parade beneath:
SoMardi Gras parade by Brian Chilson