Massive crowds flock to Soulard for Mardi Gras weekend

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Nice weather arrives just in time for possible record crowds celebrating Mardi Gras this weekend in Soulard.  The event that brings in thousands is sure to be a hit once again this year with the Bud Light Grand Parade downtown kicking off Saturday's festivities.  Millions of Mardi Gras beads are on tap for attendees to dress for the occasion as well!