Above action is not outlawed at Mardi Gras, though it is discouraged.
The St. Louis police department yesterday issued a media alert on the
do's and don'ts
, make that the "don'ts and don'ts," of this week's Mardi Gras festivities that begin tomorrow with the Grand Parade through Soulard.
The police remind you of the following:
- The legal age to consume alcoholic beverages is 21.
- Undercover officers along with State Liquor Control and City Excise agents will be monitoring the area for underage drinking.
- Anyone found to be using false identification will be cited and subject to arrest.
There will be portable toilets in the festival area.
Yo, people! This is what the porta-potties are for.
- Anyone engaging in public urination will be subject to arrest.
- Persons engaging in lewd and indecent conduct or any other violations of the law will also be subject to arrest.
- Person attending Mardi Gras are prohibited from bringing backpacks, coolers,
bottles or cans into the festival area.
- This includes both alcoholic and non-alcoholic
- There will be perimeter checkpoints
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