Residents attend city's first Mardi Gras parade
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The city of South Bend celebrated Fat Tuesday with a special Mardi Gras parade.
Dozens of people showed up in costume to walk the streets in downtown South Bend.
This was the first try at organizing a Mardi Gras parade.
Many people found out about the parade through Facebook and hope it is just the first of many to come.
The parade also helped a lot local businesses. Many downtown restaurants had Mardi Gras specials after the parade.