We countdown to king cake fest with five cool things about the experience.
Get ready for a parade of king cakes at the King Cake Festival.
More than 20 vendors with king cakes ranging from traditional to unique compete for top honors from local celebrity tasting judges and the public. The festival kicks off with a family-friendly fitness challenge where costumes are encouraged. Ochsner special events director Kathleen McCulla explains five great things festival-goers can expect at the event.