Monday, Jan. 6
Phunny Phorty Phellows, 7 pm, Uptown
Chewbacchus, 7 pm, Marigny
Krewe Boheme, 7 pm, French Quarter
Krewe du Vieux, 6:30 pm French Quarter
Mystic Krewe of Mutts. Baton Rouge.
Krewe of Artemis. Baton Rouge. 7 pm
Krewe of Mystique. Baton Rouge. 2 pm
Mid City Gras. Baton Rouge.
LSUA Mardi Gras Parade. Alexandria. 12 pm
Thursday, Feb. 20
Lighted Boat Parade. Lake Charles. 7 pm
Friday, Feb. 21
Krewe of Southdowns. Baton Rouge. 7 pm
Children’s Parade. Alexandria. 10 am
OMTOC, 10:45 am, Algiers
Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Festival. Baton Rouge.
Krewes Parade. Alexandria. 2 pm
Batchelor, Lundi Gras Parade For More Information Contact:(225) 492-3474 225-603-2645 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Time: 11 a.m.
Crowley, Carnival D'Acadie (Mardi Gras). Downtown, Fair, live music and street dance, costume contests, parade. 337-783-0821, Crowley-LA.com.
Houma, Krewe of Cleopatra @ 6:30pm
Eunice, Lundi Gras Boucherie. Lakeview Park & Beach, 1717 Veterans Memorial Hwy., Eunice. 337-457-2881, CajunTravel.com.
Eunice – Cajun Country Courir de Mardi Gras. Downtown Eunice - 2nd Street area. 337-457-7389, CajunTravel.com. Houma, Krewe of Cleopatra - 6:30pm
Kenner,Lundi Gras Celebration 10:00 am. 504-468-7231 514 Williams Boulevard, Kenner, LA Lundi Gras
Lafayette, Queen Evangeline’s Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field,6 p.m. 800-346-1958, GoMardiGras.com.
Lake Charles, Royal Gala - 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 in advance, or $6 at the door. Children 5 and under are admitted for free.
Metairie, Krewe of Pandora - 7:00pm 504-736-6100 Route: Jefferson Parish Eastbank Parade Route-Veterans Memorial Boulevard
Proteus, 5:15 pm, New Orleans
Orpheus, follows Proteus, New Orleans
St. Martinville, Rotary Club Mardi Gras Ball. Cade Community Center, 1688 Smede Hwy. 337-394-2233, StMartinville.org.
Tuesday, Feb. 25 Mardi Gras Day
Chackbay, Krewe of Choupic – This krewe began as a way for the local community to gather and features 10 floats. Parade rolls in Chackbay at 1:00 pm.
Coteau, Krewe of Coteau Mardi Gras Parade. Francis Romero Memorial Park & LA 88, Coteau. 1 p.m. 337-577-5099, IberiaTravel.com. Memorial Park, Coteau Park Rd. & LA 88, , 1 - 2 p.m., (337) 577-5099.
Covington, Krewe of Covington Lions Club – 10am Theme: Playtime. The Covington Lions Club has brought the celebration of Mardi Gras to downtown Covington since 1959. Follows the same route as the Krewe of Olympia.
Covington, Mystic Krewe of Covington follows Lions Theme: Childhood Memories. Founded in 1951 by the Knights of Columbus, this krewe was once called the “Krewe of KaaCee.”
Crowley., Carnival D'Acadie (Mardi Gras). Downtown, Fair, live music and street dance, costume contests, parade. 337-783-0821, Crowley-LA.com.
Eunice – Cajun Country Courir de Mardi Gras. Downtown Eunice - 2nd Street area. 337-457-7389, CajunTravel.com. Feb 22-28
Folsom,Krewe of Folsom – 2pm Theme: Television Series. Starts and ends at Magnolia Park, 13296 LA-40 near Olive St., and follows to Cleveland, along Hwy. 25 to Jackson St. and back.
Franklin, Franklin Mardi Gras Parade, 1 p.m. 985-380-8224
Gheens, Krewe of Gheens – 11:00am
Golden Meadow, Krewe of Neptune – 12:00pm
Gramercy/Lutcher, Krewe M.A.C - at 2:00 pm
Houma, Krewe of Houmas - 1pm, West Side Route - Bayou Gardens Blvd to Town Hall on Barrow Street. For more information, call (985) 868-3806
Houma, Krewe of Kajuns following Houmas
Houma, Krewe of Tradition. - 1 pm, The Krewe of Tradition is a hand-made parade. It is a showcase for visual and performance artists in Houma, LA and those who travel in for our most wonderful time of the year, Mardi Gras. We have but one rule, no motorized vehicles.
Houma, (we do cancel for inclement weather) Krewe of Tradition marching members parade at 1:00. The foot parade starts at South LA Feed & Seed, proceeds to Courthouse Square, then returns to Le Petit Theater. The contest at Le Petit Theater will begins at 1:30. The royal court of six winners will be crowned by 2:00 pm before the Krewe of Houmas parade arrives downtown. Judges priority goes to handmade costumes and children in costume.
Houma, Krewe of Bonne Terre - 11 am
Iota, Tee Mamou-Iota Mardi Gras Folklife Festival, Downtown. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 877-783-2109, IotaMardiGras.com. and acadiatourism.org Downtown Iota: Duson Avenue (Hwy 98) Iota, La 70543 Live Cajun & Zydeco Bands, Young Musicians Tent, Folk Craft Booths,Food (mostly Cajun) and a Great Parade..337-523-6557
Jeanerette, Grand Marais Mardi Gras Parade. Hwy 90 E at College Rd., Jeanerette. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 337-365-8185, IberiaTravel.com
Kaplan, Krewe Chic-A-La-Pie Mardi Gras Parade, Downtown. This old-fashioned, family-style Mardi Gras parade rolls through the streets of downtown .Phone: 337-643-6554
Lacombe, Krewe of Chahta – 1pm comprised of floats, cars, marching units and horse groups. Starts at the Morocco Room and follows US 190 north to 17th Street, Fish Hatchery Rd., and ends at Lacombe Nursing Home. Founded in 1989.
Loreauville, Family Affair Mardi Gras Parade - Mardi Gras parade with marching bands, dance groups and music. Main Street, Loreauville, 2 - 3 p.m., (337) 229-6001.
Lafayette, Mardi Gras Festival Parade - 1 p.m.. Downtown to Cajun Field 800-346-1958
Lafayette, KADN Fox 15 Independent Parade - 2:30 p.m., Downtown to Cajun Field 337-237-1500 TownSquare Media Independent Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 2:30 p.m. 337-237-1500, GoMardiGras.com.
Lafayette, Mardi Gras Show at Clark Field. Clark Field Stadium, Lafayette, LA. MardiGrasShow.com.
Lafayette, King Gabriel’s Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette, LA. 10 a.m. 800-346-1958
Lafayette, Southwest Mardi Gras Association Pageant & Ball. Heymann Performing Arts Center and Frem F. Boustany Convention Center, 1373 S College Rd., Lafayette. 337-291-5540, HeymannCenter.com
Lake Charles - Motor Gras Parade - 3 pm. Downtown-Midtown Lake Charles
Lake Charles, Krewe of Krewes’ Parade - 5 p.m. Downtown-Midtown Lake Charles. More than 100 elaborate krewe floats, costumes, beads and more wind through the city in the culmination of the Fat Tuesday celebration.
Second Line Stroll. Lake Charles. 1 pm
Jeeps on Parade. Lake Charles. 2 pm
Mamou., Mamou Mardi Gras. Downtown, 337-468-3175.
Argus, 10 am, Metairie
Elks, follows Argus, Metairie
Jefferson, follows Elks, Metairie
Morgan City, Krewe of Hephaestus Parade, 2 p.m. 985-380-8224
New Orleans, Zulu Uptown 8:00 a.m.
New Orleans,Rex Uptown 10:00 a.m.
New Orleans,Elks Orleanians Uptown follows Rex
New Orleans,Crescent City Uptown follows Elks
New Orleans,Argus Metairie 10:00 a.m.
New Orleans,Elks Jeffersonians Metairie after Jefferson
New Orleans,Lrya West Bank 10:00 a.m
New Roads, Community Center of Pointe Coupee Parade For More Information Contact:(225) 603-2645 Time: 10:30 a.m.
New Roads, Lions Club Parade For More Information Contact: (225) 638-3311 or (225) 603-7478 Time: 1:30 p.m.
Opelousas , Half Fast Krewe of Frank’s Mardi Gras Parade - 11:00 am. The parade lasts approximately an hour starting at the 600 block of East Landry Street heading west to pass Courthouse Square then turn up Bellevue Street to head back to its starting point. Once the parade is over, the street party begins, and will last until 6pm. Half-Fast Krewe of Frank Mardi Gras parade is held Mardi Gras day every year. Float line up at 9am at the 600 block of E. Landry St., Opelousas. Parade begins at 11am 337-407-2288, CajunTravel.com.
Sunset, Sunset Mardi Gras Parade, - 2:00pm. Oak Tree Park Dr., Sunset. 337-322-5374, CajunTravel.com.Once one of the largest Mardi Gras celebrations in the area, Sunset brings the carnival season activities back this year! Route: begins behind Janise's Supermarket on the I49 Service Rd, left on Duffy Ave., then right on Napoleon Ave., left on Hwy. 93, and end at Zach Miller Rd.
Thibodaux, Krewe of Ghana – 1:00pm
Thibodaux, Krewe of Maasai - Parade rolls at 2:00 p.m.
Franklin Mardi Gras Parade - 1 p.m., Franklin, This parade will begin at Franklin Senior High School on Main St. It travels east on Main St., making a U-turn and then continues onto Willow St. The parade then turns right onto Third St., disbanding at the end of Third St.
Morgan City Krewe of Hephaestus Parade, Morgan City, 2 p.m. Beginning on the corner of Sixth and Sycamore Streets, it proceeds south on Sixth St. to Marguerite St. to Ninth St./Hwy. 70, to Clothilde, to Victor II Blvd. and ending at the Morgan City Auditorium on Myrtle St.
Kaplan Chic-a-la-Pie Mardi Gras Parade. Enjoy a family-friendly, old-fashioned Mardi Gras parade down Cushing Blvd. 2 pm. Location: Cushing Blvd. 337-643-8602
Lacombe, Krewe of Chahta – 1pm Theme: Spirit of the Wind Named for Chahta-Ima High School, which many of the founding members attended. Starts at the Morocco Room and follows US 190 north to 17th Street, Fish Hatchery Rd., and ends at Lacombe Nursing Home.
Courir de Mardi Gras and Chicken Run. Eunice. 7 am