Photos: Wearin’ of the Green Parade 2013

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Robert Aguilar, right, shoots a very green souvenir picture for, left to right, Richard Fewell, Kealy Townsend, Chloe Johnson, Michael Albagdadi, Jacob Deville and his brother Robert Deville, before the 28th annual 'Wearin' of the Green' Baton Rouge St. Patrick's Day parade, Saturday, March 16, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Dr. Cate Johnson a rider on the Krewe of Tilt O' Brewe float, adjusts her green tinted shamrock sunglasses, before the start of the 28th annual 'Wearin' of the Green' Baton Rouge St. Patrick's Day parade, Saturday, March 16, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Rusty Whittington, left, a Krewe of Irish Stew walker, gives a rose to Harper Brown, 4, on South Eugene Street, at the 28th annual 'Wearin' of the Green' Baton Rouge St. Patrick's Day parade, Saturday, March 16, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Joey Coco, center, walks his son Brennan Coco, 7, and daughter Camille Coco, 5, up Steele Blvd. to catch the parade on Hundred Oaks Ave., at the 28th annual 'Wearin' of the Green' Baton Rouge St. Patrick's Day parade, Saturday, March 16, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Krewe of Slaint riders, right to left, Blanche Lambert, Chad Himmel and his wife Lynne Himmel and other riders throw on Terrace Ave., at the 28th annual 'Wearin' of the Green' Baton Rouge St. Patrick's Day parade, Saturday, March 16, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Gabe Greene, 6, of Baton Rouge carries a shamrock balloon before the start of the 28th annual 'Wearin' of the Green' Baton Rouge St. Patrick's Day parade, Saturday, March 16, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Sarah Guidroz, 4, left, gets a shamrock painted on her face by Dene Mathies, right, as Anna Kate Carter, 8, center, waits her turn, before the start of the the 28th annual 'Wearin' of the Green' Baton Rouge St. Patrick's Day parade, Saturday, March 16, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- John White culls green beads on Terrace Ave., collecting them for a friend of his who rides and throws in parades, after the end of the 28th annual 'Wearin' of the Green' Baton Rouge St. Patrick's Day parade, Saturday, March 16, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Hannah Vaughan, 6, center, is twirled around by her cousin Isabelle Richard, 6, right, with their friend Anna Guidroz, 6, at left, before the 28th annual 'Wearin' of the Green' Baton Rouge St. Patrick's Day parade, Saturday, March 16, 2013.

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  • TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Finishing her bead sorting, Lana Merliss, right, and her friend Leea Pittenger, left, get ready to leave their spot on Terrace Ave., after the end of the at the 28th annual 'Wearin' of the Green' Baton Rouge St. Patrick's Day parade, Saturday, March 16, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Emmett Boudreaux, left, and his wife Margaret Boudreaux ride their scooter past the bead remnants left at the intersection of Steele Blvd. and Hundred Oaks Ave., after the end of the 28th annual 'Wearin' of the Green' Baton Rouge St. Patrick's Day parade, Saturday, March 16, 2013.

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  • Advocate file photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Larry Bossier, of Lottie and a member of the Baton Rouge Pipes and Drums, plays as he marches on Hundred Oaks Avenue,during last year's 'Wearin' of the Green St. Patrick's Day parade in Baton Rouge.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- 'Moose Juice' float rider Alex Fraioli, right, hands a strand of beads to Katie McCullen, 12, center, standing next to her friends, from left to right, Amelia Cave, 10, and Mary Madeline Gusky, 12, on Terrace Ave. at the 28th annual 'Wearin' of the Green' Baton Rouge St. Patrick's Day parade, Saturday, March 16, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Seventeen-month-old Taylor Nelson, lefty, dances with her grandmother Desiree Nelson, right, as background, left to right, Brooke Nelson, David Nelson and Bonnie Claire Nelson watch, before the 28th annual 'Wearin' of the Green' Baton Rouge St. Patrick's Day parade, Saturday, March 16, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Elliot LeBlanc, 4, holds a flying disc loaded with beads, while sitting on a chair full of beads, after the conclusion on Terrace Ave. of the 28th annual 'Wearin' of the Green' Baton Rouge St. Patrick's Day parade, Saturday, March 16, 2013.

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  • Advocate file photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Diana Griffin, of Baton Rouge, gasps as she fields an incoming throw of purple beads, at last year's parade.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Baton Rouge's Robin Walter, an Australian by heritage, wears shamrock-shaped 'Kiss Me, I'm Irish' ears Saturday while she celebrates catching a big strand of beads in front of her house on Hundred Oaks Avenue during the 28th annual 'Wearin' of the Green' Baton Rouge St. Patrick's Day parade.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Malaya Morris, 4, smiles as she turns to show her mother Maegan Morris the bright green feather boa just given to her by Yellow Pages float rider LeClaire Guerin (top) (not pictured)at the 28th annual 'Wearin' of the Green' Baton Rouge St. Patrick's Day parade, Saturday, March 16, 2013. 'I think it's the green hair,' her mother said, of Malaya's success at attracting throws.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Kassie Crissman, 13, catches a strand of pink beads Saturday while perched in a tree on Terrace Avenue as riders aboard floats throw to her and, at lower right, Aria Washington, 6, and Aria's mom, Jee-Ae Theriault, during the 28th annual 'Wearin' of the Green' Baton Rouge St. Patrick's Day parade.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Baton Rouge's Michael McFarland waves an Irish flag Saturday while he marches alongside the Krewe of Tilt O'Brew float during the 28th annual 'Wearin' of the Green' Baton Rouge St. Patrick's Day parade

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Krewe of Shamsurfer rider Darryl Brown staples decorations on their float, which couldn't be fully decorated since it was driven in from Rosedale just that morning, just before the start of the the 28th annual 'Wearin' of the Green' Baton Rouge St. Patrick's Day parade, Saturday, March 16, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- An animated Aaron Miller, 13, waves to get the attention of a float's bead throwers, while perched in a tree on Terrave Ave., at the 28th annual 'Wearin' of the Green' Baton Rouge St. Patrick's Day parade, Saturday, March 16, 2013.

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