Largest crowd in recent years flocks to Avenue Stroll

Ashley Boudreaux and her godchild Rose Weatherford walked Railroad Avenue, where they spotted a photo opportunity.

They weren’t the only ones who wanted to meet the popular Sesame Street character Elmo.

“Look this way!” could be heard as a snapshot was captured via smartphone.

Elmo was just one of many characters seen at the Donaldsonville Avenue Stroll, an annual celebration held in the city’s historic district. The Saturday night event ushered in the holiday season with a variety of entertainment options.

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