By Dani Nick


Philadelphia (CW Philly) — Instead of playing his usual role, a supernatural hunter, Jensen Ackles was royalty for the day on Sunday, March 3. The actor reigned as King Bacchus LI in the 2019 Krewe Of Bacchus Parade. 

Ackles posted a photo of himself decked out in his elaborate costume on Instagram. “King Bacchus LI…here we go!!! Mardi Gras 2019,” he wrote.

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The parade has grown and attracted a number of notable celebrities over its 51-year history. Will Ferrell, Andy Garcia, and J.K. Simmons, just to name a few, have all portrayed King Bacchus in past years.

This year’s theme was “Starring Louisiana, based on movies and television shows filmed in Louisiana, the Hollywood of the South.”

Click through the slideshow below for photos from the 2019 celebration.

Do you think Ackles made a good king or he should he stick to hunting monsters? Sound off in the comments!

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