Tucks will roll first wheelchair-accessible float

Parade crowd

The Krewe of Tucks will feature the first wheelchair-accessible float.

This will be the krewe’s 52-year parading when it rolls down the Uptown route tomorrow. People with special needs, who always wanted to ride but couldn’t, now have a chance to ride with Tucks.

Float 19 “A” and “B” named, “Fireballs” will have a special needs accessible entrance and locking mechanisms for wheelchairs.

A spokesperson for the Krewe of Tucks told WWLTV, “Three riders are being represented from Team Gleason and Magnolia Community Services, a longtime carnival partner with the Krewe of Tucks. The Team Gleason rider was awarded a coveted, Team Gleason Adventure Experience, riding in a carnival parade for the first time."