World's Largest Art Car Parade

World's Largest Art Car Parade

Credit: Brendan Marks / KHOU.com

Tens of thousands of spectators showed up Sunday, May 22, to watch the 2011 Art Car Parade roll through the streets of Houston. The 24th annual parade, one of the city’s favorite events, routinely attracts over 250 wild and wacky cars from 23 states, as well as Canada and Mexico.

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by KHOU.com BELO Affiliate

WHAS11.com

Posted on May 10, 2012 at 10:12 AM

Updated Thursday, May 10 at 10:38 AM

HOUSTON -- It's the 25th anniversary of the world's largest Art Car Parade in Houston, Texas.

The parade kicked off in 1988 with 40 cars and 2,000 spectators. The 2012 event willl feature 250 vehicles and about 250,000 people.

Houston was the first, but other cities have added their own parades in recent years. 

Here are some photos from the 2011 Art Car Parade. Enjoy!

 

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