3. $332,000: New Orleans Saints’ 2010 Super Bowl Victory Parade
In honor of their 2010 Super Bowl title win, the New Orleans Saints held a victory parade that cost about $322,000. While Parish officials initially balked at splitting the hefty sum for the festivities with the team (after all, the Saints do play in a $10 million stadium just out of town), they felt contributing $95,000 was a wise use of city money that might otherwise go to spur economic development.
So what was the money used for? Well, $2,100 of it went towards a one-song performance of Halftime (Get Up & Get Crunk), which is usually played after most touchdowns at the Saints’ home games, by the Ying Yang Twins. Yup, that’s one expensive song.