Friday night at 6 p.m. the gates will reopen marking the second day of Mardi Gras 2014.
Festivities kicked off Thursday with the traditional chicken toss. 12News HD's Jackie Simien tossed the chicken for the very first time in her career.
Afterward, the first parade of Mardi Gras, The Courir Parade, made it's way down to Proctor street.
Gates opened at 6 p.m. Thursday night.