They're a spirited bunch of do-it-yourselfers celebrating all sorts of sci-fi.
The intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus made its way around the Marigny over the weekend.
Various sub-krewes costume as different movie and TV characters, from Star Wars to E.T.
The carnival newcomers started parading in 2011.
They make their own throws and floats, which often double as mobile bars.