Jan 28, 2018

  • Golden Meadow, KREWE OF DES PETITE LIONS, Parade begins at 1:00 pm in 

Feb 2, 2018

  • Houma, Krewe of Hercules @ 6:00pm

Feb 3, 2018

  • Carencro Mardi Gras Parade. Starts at Carencro High. Ends by Carencro Community Center. 11 a.m. 337-896-4147, Carencro.org.
  • Houma, Krewe of Tee Caillou in Chauvin @ 12pm
  • Houma, Krewe of Aquarius @ 6:30pm
  • Monroe-West Monroe 10:00 am - Krewe of Janus Children's Mardi Gras Parade. Complete with beads and floats and Mardi Gras fun at Pecanland Mall's Center Court. Registration begins at 9:00 am and the first 100 participants receive a goody bag!
  • Monroe-West Monroe1:30 pm - 12th Annual Krewe of Paws Mardi Gras Pet Parade See a twist on the traditional Mardi Gras festivities with pets of all sorts in costumes and floats, and of course plenty of beads along their parade route in Antique Alley! 6 pm to 10 pm- Downtown Block Party Get rocking with the Stooges Brass Band and Jordan Sheppard at the Downtown River Jam on the corner of North 3rd and Pine in Monroe.
  • Monroe-West Monroe 6 pm - Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade: Janus Relives the 80s Join us for Mardi Gras fun in Downtown West Monroe and Monroe as lighted floats and marching bands parade through the Twin Cities.
  • Lafayette, Krewe of Carnivale en Rio Mardi Gras Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field, . 6:30 p.m. 337-984-6522, RioLafayette.com.
  • Lafayette, Courir de Mardi Gras - Old-Fashion Mardi Gras Run. Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Rd., Lafayette. 337-233-4077, Vermilionville.org.
  • Lafayette, Krewe de Canailles Walking Parade. Downtown Lafayette, 6: 30 p.m.
  • Larose, Le Krewe Of Des T-Cajuns, Parade rolls throug at 12:00 pm.
  • Lake Arthur Mardi Gras Parade. Lake Arthur. 337-774-3675.
  • Scott Mardi, Gras Parade. City of Scott. 1 p.m. 337-269-5155.

 

Feb 4, 2018

  • Houma, Krewe of Hyacinthians @ 12:00pm
  • Houma, Krewe of Titans, following Krewe of Hyacinthians
  • Jeanerette, Krewe of Ezana Jeanerette Mardi Gras Parade. Canal, MLK & Main St, . 1 p.m. 337-255-9539, IberiaTravel.com.B
  • Larose, Krewe Of Versailles Parade rolls through the town at 12:00 pm.
  • Thibodaux, Krewe Of Shaka, Parade begins at 1:30 pm
  • Thibodaux, Krewe rolls at 2:00 pm and follows the Krewe of Shaka.

Feb 9, 2018

  • Baton Rouge, Krewe of Southdowns Mardi Gras Parade at 7 PM http://www.southdowns.org/
  • Houma, Krewe of Aphrodite @ 6:30pm
  • Opelousas, Mardi Gras Celebration. Delta Grand Theatre, 120 S Market St., . 337-948-6263, CajunTravel.com.
  • Golden Meadow, Krewe of AthenaParade rolls through the town  at 7:00 pm.
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    • FEB 9-11 – Lil Nate’s L’Argent Trailride, Chicken Run & Parade. Yambilee Arena, 1939 W Landry St., Opelousas. 337-319-0639, CajunTravel.com.
    • FEB 9-13Lafayette, Le Festival de Mardi Gras a Lafayette. Cajun Field, Lafayette. Carnival rides & games, live music, food vendors, parades roll through festival grounds. Times vary. 800-346-1958, GoMardiGras.com.
    • FEB 9-13 – Eunice Cajun Country Courir de Mardi Gras. Downtown  - 2nd Street area. 337-457-7389, CajunTravel.com.

 

Feb 10, 2018

  • Alexandria , AMGA 21st Annual Children's Parade, downtown - 10 am Route: Downtown Alexandria-Murray-fifth street-Jackson-fourth Street-Third Street to St. James Street Click here for the parade route map.
  • Alexandria, Mardi Gras at the Zoo 2:00PM - 4:00PM, 3016 Masonic Drive Website: http://www.thealexandriazoo.com/ Tour the zoo and enjoy some Mardi Gras lagniappe with refreshments and entertainment.
  • Alexandria, Garden District Mardi Gras Promenade and Block Party, 3:00PM - 8:00PM, Albert Street Bring a donation for the Food Bank of Central Louisiana and come dressed in your best Mardi Gras gauche! We will have Rod Baronet playing and a neighborhood promenade at 3 pm.
  • Bayou Vista Krewe of Dionysus Parade, 2 p.m.
  • Baldwin, Baldwin Mardi Gras Parade,  noon
  • Bush, Krewe of Bush – 9am (No theme) www.kreweofbush.com Fun parade of trucks, boats, floats, horses and ATV's held on the Saturday before Mardi Gras. Free for your krewe to ride, roll or walk - bring your own throws and line up by 8:30am. Begins at Hwy 41 & Watts Thomas Rd.
  • Butte La Rose The Heart of Atchafalaya Committee will be hosting their first Mardi Gras Parade. Parade will take place Saturday February 25th at 10:00 am in Butte La Rose. They will be accepting a limited number of floats and golf carts. The floats must be registered under a camp/homeowner of butte la rose. Floats and golf carts $50.00 (includes two people) and $20.00 per person after, Walkers $20.00. All participants must dress in Mardi Gras attire (preferred traditional Mardi Gras costume). Accepting deposits now. To reserve your spot please contact Lindsey 337-349-5491 or Susan 337-739-0988.
  • FEB 10-11 Church Point,  –  Annual Cajun Courir de Mardi Gras Run, Church Point. Saddle Tramp Club House, 1036 E. Ebey St., Downtown for parades, Church Point. 877-783-2109, Visit Web Site.
  • Cypremort Point,  Cypremort Point Parade, 1 p.m. p.m. 985-380-8224 Visit Event Websit
  • Eunice – Cajun Country Courir de Mardi Gras. Downtown Eunice - 2nd Street area. 337-457-7389, CajunTravel.com.
  • Houma, Krewe of Mardi Gras - 6:30pm
  • Jennings, Mardi Gras Festival & Parade. Founder's Park, 341 N Main St., Jennings. 337-821-5532, CityOfJennings.com/Events.
  • Golden Meadow, Krewe of Atlantis – 12:00pm
  • Lake Charles, Krewe of Omega Parade - 2:00pm. The Krewe of Omega Mardi Gras parade will be held in downtown Lake Charles. The krewe also gives service awards to those who participate in the improvement of the community and its people. Krewe of Omega was formed to bring Mardi Gras activities to the black community. To this day, it is the only Southwest Louisiana krewe to hold its own parade. The parade is held each year on the Saturday prior to Mardi Gras. Parade Route: Start on North side of Civic Center to Broad St. heading east to Enterprise Blvd, left on Enterprise to Mill St., left on Mill St. back to Civic Center.
  • Lake Charles, Krewe of Barkus Parade, Lake Charles - 3:00pm. A parade of costumed pets and their owners makes for a whimsical, carnival atmosphere.  The title of "Mystical Dog" is given to the most strikingly costumed participant. One of the most highly attended parades during the Mardi Gras season, the day-time parade attracts pet-lovers and families.  Entry fee applies. Organized by Cumulus Broadcasting.
  • Lake Charles, Zydeco Dance -  3-5 p.m.. At the Civic Center. Live band playing Mambo and Zydeco.
  • Lake Charles, Krewe of Illusions - 7:30 p.m. At the Civic Center. Celebrate Mardi Gras with the annual presentation of the Krewe of Illusions. Tickets are $30 orchestra, formal attire required. $18 balcony reserved seating and $15 standard balcony seating, casual attire.
  • Lake Fausse Pointe Mardi Gras Parade - Mardi Gras parade with marching bands, dance groups and music. Always the Saturday before Mardi Gras. Lake Fausse Pointe State Park, 5400 Levee Rd., St. Martinville, 2 - 4 p.m., (888) 677-7200, Crt.State.La.us/Louisiana-State-Parks
  • Lafayette, Krewe of Bonaparte Mardi Gras Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 6:30 p.m. 800-346-1958, GoMardiGras.com.
  • Lafayette, Children's Parade. Children's Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field,12:30 p.m. 800-346-1958, GoMardiGras.com.
  • Lafayette, Queen Evangeline’s Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field, . 6 p.m. 800-346-1958, GoMardiGras.com.
  • Larose, Le Krewe of Dubon Temps - Parade rolls at 6:30 p.m. Catch tradional throws from 200 riders on ten illuminated floats.
  • Lockport, Krewe of Apollo, Lockport – 12:00pm
  • Luling, Krewe of Lul - 12 noon.  comprises of more than 30 floats created by  individual groups , including the Krewe of Mixed Nuts, Cajuns on the Bayou, Krewe of HBA, Krewe of Rhapsody, Becnel Bunc, Diamond Social Club, Derby Gang and the Millennium Carnival Club. Parade is set to roll at noon, beginning at Sugarhouse Road and Courville Drive in Luling, LA.
  • Natchitoches, Krewe of Dionysus Mardi Gras Parade, 5pm. Route is Keyser Ave, Front St. and Texas St. Bands, dance groups and organizations are welcome! Parade starts at 6:00 pm at the River South Common shopping center parking lot turning right onto South Drive to Keyser Avenue turning left at the Keyser Avenue, crossing the bridge and turning right on Jefferson Street to Front Street to Washington Street turning left onto Texas Street and turning left onto Second Street to Church Street to end the parade route.
  • Opelousas, Lil Nate’s L’Argent Trailride, Chicken Run & Parade. Yambilee Arena, 1939 W Landry St., . 337-319-0639, CajunTravel.com.
  • Reserve, Krewe of Towahpasah Parade - 1:00 pm beginning at West 10th St. and Railroad Ave.
  • Shreveport-Bossier, Krewe of Gemini - 4:00pm. Parade begins on Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. Masked revelers on oats, marchers and horseback riders respond to the age old cry “Throw me something, Mister!” by tossing beads, toys and trinkets.
  • Vinton, Mardi Gras Celebration, Cookoff starts at 10am parade starts at 2:00pm. Downtown Vinton. Krewe des Gratis will host a gumbo cook-off at 10 a.m. when the teams will begin cooking and a parade at 2 p.m. ending at Knights of Columbus Hall where the gumbo judging will begin at 3 p.m.  Free gumbo tasting begins after the judging.
  • Woodworth, Mardi Gras at Indian Creek, 1:00PM Indian Creek Recreation Area Website: https://www.facebook.com/IndianCreekRecArea/
  • Youngsville, Mardi Gras Parade. Youngsville Mardi Gras Parade. Public Works building to Fountain View, Youngsville. 337-856-4181.

Sunday, Feb 11, 2018

  • Alexandria , AMGA 23rd Annual Krewes Parade - 2:00 pm Route: Texas Avenue-Masonic-Memorial-North Boulevard-Alexandria Mall 
  • Alexandria, Finale Royale 5:00PM, Rapides Parish Coliseum 5600 Coliseum Boulevard Tickets are $10 for Krewe members and $15 for general admission.VIP and tables available.
  • Church Point, Courir de Mardi Gras in  Location: 1036 East Ebey-Saddle Tramp House Church Point, La 70525 337-684-2026 Web: www.churchpointmardigras.com Courire de Mardi Gras, since 1961 "The Best Traditional Mardi Gras" Starting Saturday with the children's run, beginning at the Saddle Tramp Club House with sign up at 8am., run starts at 8:30am.  Downtown for a parade at 12:30.  Awards at club house, 1pm.  Sunday the Courire begins at 8a.m. and ends downtown for a parade at 1:30pm.  All events start and end at Saddle Tramp club House on East Ebey Street.  Colorful costumed horseback riders, wagons, buggies, live music on the courier.  Chase the chickens, catch the grease
  • Crowley., Carnival D'Acadie (Mardi Gras). Downtown,  Fair, live music and street dance, costume contests, parade. 337-783-0821, Crowley-LA.com.
  • Des Allemands, Krewe of Des Allemands Parade- Sunday,  at 7am-10am 
  • Eunice Lil’ Mardi Gras. Eunice Rec Complex, 461 Sittig St., Eunice. 337-457-7389, CajunTravel.com.
  • Eunice – Cajun Country Courir de Mardi Gras. Downtown Eunice - 2nd Street area. 337-457-7389, CajunTravel.com.
  • Houma, Krewe of Terreanians - 12:30pm
  • Houma, Krewe of Montegut - 2:00pm
  • Golden Meadow, Krewe of Nereids Parade rolls through the town  at 6:00 pm.
  • Lake Charles, Children’s Parade  - 2 p.m. Children's Day at the Civic center 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Old-time Louisiana culture, arts and crafts, Mardi Gras music and magic.Downtown-Midtown Lake Charles. A purple, green and gold parade for the young and young at heart
  • Lake Charles, Lighted Boat Parade - 7 p.m. At the Civic Center. Be dazzled by the glowing boat parade on shimmering Lake Charles.
  • Laplace, Krewe du Monde Parade - Sunday, 11am
  • Leesville, downtown Leesville at 2:00 pm. held by the Chamber the Saturday before Ash Wednesday.Opelousas, Lil Nate’s L’Argent Trailride, Chicken Run & Parade. Yambilee Arena, 1939 W Landry St., . 337-319-0639, CajunTravel.com.
  • Livonia Carnival Association Parade, For More Information Contact: (225) 937-1144 Time:  1 p.m.
  • Morgan City,, Krewe of Galatea Parade,  2 p.m.The parade route begins at Greenwood and Second Street.  Proceeds down Second St. to Onstead.  Turns right onto Onstead, right on Sixth St., left on Marguerite, right on Highway 70, left on Clothilde, right on Victor II Blvd., Right on Myrtle, and ends at the Municipal Auditorium.
  • Plaquemine, Krewe of Comogo Night Time Mardi Gras Parade - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. The only night time Mardi Gras Parade in Iberville Parish!The parade begins on Highway 1 between Citizens and Iberville Banks and continues down Highway 1 to Belleview Road where it takes a right and travels to Enterprise Boulevard.Sponsored by Krewe of Comogo Krewe of Comogo
  • Shreveport-Bossier, Krewe of Highland - 2:00pm. *Schedule subject to change due to NFL Super Bowl. Parade begins at Gilbert Drive and Ockley Drive, Shreveport. It rolls through the historic Highland neighborhood. Shreveport’s most eccentric krewe is famous for throwing hotdogs, packs of ramen noodles and moon pies.
  • Thibodaux, Krewe of Cleophas, This parade features 350 riders and 26 floats and rolls through downtown Thibodaux. Parade begins at 12:30 pm in Thibodaux.
  • Thibodaux, Krewe of Chronos, Thibodaux – 1:30 pm This krewe follows the Krewe of Cleophas parade and is Thibodaux's oldest parade. Features double-decker floats.
  • St. Martinville. Newcomers Club Mardi Gras Festival.  City Fairgrounds. StMartinville.org.

Feb 12, 2018

  • Patterson, Krewe of Amani Parade, 2 p.m. - Parade begins at Patterson High School on Hwy. 182/Main St. and continues downHwy. 182/Main St. to Place Norman Shopping Center
  • Batchelor, Lundi Gras Parade For More Information Contact:(225) 492-3474 225-603-2645 or Email: mail@oldriverlanding.com 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 (Eve of Carnival Day) celebration with festivities including the meeting of the Krewe of Argus royal court with the Krewe of Zulu royal court.  Music, food, and fun
  • Lafayette, Queen Evangeline’s Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field,6 p.m. 800-346-1958, GoMardiGras.com.
  • Lake Charles, Royal Gala -  7 p.m. The Cinderella moment of the season features the 2016 courts of more than 60 krewes with kings, queens, royal dukes and duchesses, captains, courtesans and jesters. 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
  • St. Martinville, Rotary Club Mardi Gras Ball. Cade Community Center, 1688 Smede Hwy., . 337-394-2233, StMartinville.org.

Mardi Gras is Tuesday, February 13, 2018

  • 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.
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  • 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 SeriesThis eclectic krewe invites the public to participate in its parade of decorative floats, vintage vehicles, four wheelers, cars, trucks, horses, horse drawn wagons, vintage tractors, and RV's. This year, the parade will feature King Jimmy Kohn and Queen Bernadette Garrette along with Grand Marshal Curtis Spencer. The parade is dedicated to Gus and Pam Michalopoulos. 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 Visit Event Website
  • Gheens, Krewe of Gheens  – 11:00am
  • Golden Meadow, Krewe of Neptune  – 12:00pm
  • Gramercy/Lutcher, Krewe M.A.C - Tuesday, 2018 at 2:00 pm
  • Houma, Krewe of Houmas - 11 am, West Side Route - Bayou Gardens Blvd to Town Hall on Barrow Street. Mardi Gras parade featuring floats with riders throwing specialty beads, doubloons, cups and novelties. Also features local bands and marching units. 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, The big day is on Mardi Gras Day (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. We are lead by a brass band comprised of local musicians, and we are joined this year by members of the Cajun Rollergirls. We throw hand made necklaces and trinkets made from upcycled materials rather than the metallic beads. 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 - 4:00pm

     
  • Iota, Tee Mamou-Iota Mardi Gras Folklife Festival,   Downtown. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 877-783-2109, IotaMardiGras.com.  and acadiatourism.org
  • 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 – 1pmTheme: Spirit of the Wind. Named for Chahta-Ima High School, which many of the founding members attended and which itself is named for St. Tammany’s founding father, Fr. Adrien Rouquette, is 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.
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  • 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 337-237-1500TownSquare 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.
  • Mamou., Mamou Mardi Gras. Downtown, 337-468-3175.
  • Morgan City, Krewe of Hephaestus Parade,  2 p.m.  985-380-8224 Visit Event Website
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  • 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
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  • 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 17th Annual Half-Fast Krewe of Frank Mardi Gras parade has earned a reputation for being family friendly with at least 30 floats, lots of beads, marching bands and dance troupes. 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 11a  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! Sponsored by the Sunset Mardi Gras Association Inc., this event will feature a parade, local food vendors, and face painting, and more. 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. This krewe to Lafrouche rolls for the first time in 2017.
  • 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
  • Iota, Tee Mamou-Iota Mardi Gras (Folklife Festival) Family Folklife Mardi Gras Festival... Downtown Iota: Duson Avenue (Hwy 98) Iota, La 70543Live Cajun & Zydeco Bands, Young Musicians Tent, Folk Craft Booths,Food (mostly Cajun) and a Great Parade... Bands playing are:  Leroy Thomas, Scotty Pousson & Blake Miller Tuesday  9:00 am to 5:00 pm 337-523-6557
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  • Lacombe, Krewe of Chahta – 1pm Theme: Spirit of the Wind Named for Chahta-Ima High School, which many of the founding members attended and which itself is named for St. Tammany’s founding father, Fr. Adrien Rouquette, is 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.
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