Allons au Mardi Gras!

Exclusive statewide Carnival events calendar

Krewe of Omega, Downtown Lake Charles

Northern

Jan. 6. Krewe of Janus 12th Night Party. Monroe. Kreweofjanus.com

Jan. 7. Krewe of Gemini 12th Night Party. Bossier Civic Center, Bossier City. Kreweofgemini.com

Jan. 12. Krewe of Elders Grand Bal. American Legion Hall, Shreveport.

Jan. 20. Krewe of Ambassadeurs Grand Bal’. Horseshoe Casino, Bossier City.

Jan. 20. Krewe of Sobek Grand Bal. Riverview Hall, Shreveport.

Jan. 21. Krewe of Sobek Mardi Gras Parade. Fairgrounds Field, Shreveport.

Jan. 21. Krewe of Providence. Downtown, Lake Providence. (318) 559-8890

Jan. 21. Krewe of Artemis Grand Bal’. Springhill Civic Center, Springhill. (318) 539-5422

Jan. 27. Krewe of Akewa Grand Bal’. Harrah’s Louisiana Downs. Bossier City.

Jan. 28. Krewe of Centaur Grand Bal. Shreveport. Kreweofcentaur.org

Jan. 28. Fasching Karneval and Parade. Downtown, Minden. (318) 371-4258

Jan. 28. Krewe of Janus Grand Ball. Monroe. Kreweofjanus.com

Feb. 3. Krewe of Justinian Bal. Horseshoe Riverdome, Bossier City. (318) 221-1800

Feb. 4. Krewe of Gemini Grand Bal. Shreveport Convention Center, Shreveport. Kreweofgemini.com

Feb. 4. Springhill-Main Street Mardi Gras Parade. Main Street, Springhill. (318) 539-5699

Feb. 11. Krewe of Janus Parade and Parade After Party. Monroe and West Monroe. Kreweofjanus.com

Feb. 11. Krewe of Centaur Parade. Shreveport. Kreweofcentaur.org

Feb 11. Krewe de les Femmes Mystique Grand Bal. DiamondJack’s, Bossier City. www.lesfemmesmystique.org

Feb. 17. Krewe of Highland Grand Bal. Randle T. Moore Center, Shreveport. www.thekreweofhighland.org

Feb. 18. Krewe of Gemini Parade. Bossier City. Kreweofgemini.com
 

Cajun Country

Jan. 6. 12th Night Celebration. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles. (800) 456-7952

Jan. 14. Queens’ Pageant. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles. (800) 456-7952

Jan. 26. Mardi Gras Community Dance. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles. (800) 456-7952

Jan. 28. Krewe of Ambrosia Mardi Gras Mambo. Thibodaux. (985) 447-5911

Jan. 28. Krewe of Apollo Ball. Larose. (985) 532-2657

Feb. 3. Krewe of Andalusia Mardi Gras Parade. Downtown, New Iberia. (337) 367-6466

Feb. 4. Krewe of Ambrosia’s Tableau. Thibodaux.

Feb. 4. Krewe of Gheens Masquerade Dance. Gheens. (985) 635-2184

Feb. 10. Krewe of Hercules. Houma. (800) 688-2732

Feb. 11. Carnivale de Rio Parade. Lafayette.

Feb. 11. Krewe of Tee Caillou. Houma. (800) 688-2732

Feb. 11. Krewe of Aquarius. Houma. (800) 688-2732

Feb. 11. Thibodaux’s Krewe of Ambrosia First Night Parade. Thibodaux.

Feb. 11. Vinton Mardi Gras Celebration and Parade. Downtown, Vinton.

Feb. 12. Krewe of Hyacinthians. Houma. (800) 688-2732

Feb. 12. Krewe of Titans. Houma. (800) 688-2732. Follows Hyacinthians.

Feb. 12. Krewe of Shaka. Thibodaux.

Feb. 12. Krewe of Ezana Jeanerette Mardi Gras Parade. Jeanerette.

Feb. 13. Krewe of the Golden Years.

Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles. (800) 456-7952

Feb. 17-21. Courir de Mardi Gras. Downtown, Eunice. (337) 457-7389

Feb. 17. Krewe of Aphrodite. Houma. (800) 688-2732

Feb. 17. 51st Courir de Mardi Gras. Church Point. (337) 349-0618

Feb. 17. Friday Night Parade. Lafayette.

Feb 17. Krewe of Adonis Parade. Morgan City. (800) 256-2931

Feb 17. The Merchants' Parade. Downtown, Lake Charles. (800) 456-7952

Feb. 17. Krewe of Atlantis Mardi Gras Dance. Cut Off. (985) 475-5783

Feb. 18. Borden Children’s Parade. Lafayette.

Feb. 18. Bonaparte Parade. Lafayette.

Feb. 18. Children’s Run and Children’s Parade. Church Point. (337) 349-0618

Feb. 18. Jennings Mardi Gras Festival & Parade. Founders Park and Main Street, Jennings. (337) 821-5532

Feb. 18. Krewe of Mardi Gras. Houma. (800) 688-2732

Feb. 18. Krewe of Omega. Downtown, Lake Charles. Swlamardigras.com

Feb. 18. Krewe of Barkus. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles. (800) 456-7952

Feb. 18. Krewe of Cosmos Presentation. Sulphur High School Auditorium, Sulphur.

Feb. 18. Krewe of Illusions. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles (800) 456-7952

Feb. 18. Lake Fausse Pointe Mardi Gras Parade. Lake Fausse Pointe State Park, St. Martinville. (888) 677-7200

Feb. 18. Krewe of Dionysus Parade. Berwick. (800) 256-2931

Feb. 18. Cypremort Point Parade. Cypremort Point. (800) 256-2931

Feb. 18. Baldwin Mardi Gras Parade. Baldwin. (800) 256-2931

Feb. 18. World Famous Cajun Extravaganza and Gumbo Cook-Off. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles. (800) 456-7952

Feb. 19-21. 12th Carnival d’Acadie. Downtown, Crowley. (337) 783-0824

Feb. 19. Adult Run and Courir de Mardi Gras Parade. Church Point. (337) 349-0618

Feb. 19. Krewe of Cleophas. Thibodaux.

Feb. 19. Krewe of Terreanians. Houma. (800) 688-2732

Feb. 19. Krewe of Montegut Children’s Parade. Houma. (800) 688-2732

Feb. 19. Krewe of Galatea Parade. Morgan City. (800) 256-2931

Feb. 19. Taste de la Louisiane and Children’s Day. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles. (800) 456-7952

Feb. 19. Children’s Parade. Downtown, Lake Charles. Swlamardigras.com

Feb. 19. Lighted Boat Parade. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles. (800) 456-7952

Feb. 20. Krewe of Cleopatra. Houma. (800) 688-2732

Feb. 20. Queen’s Parade. Lafayette.

Feb. 20. Royal Gala. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles. (337) 436-9588

Feb. 20. Krewe of Amani Parade. Patterson. (800) 256-2931

Feb. 20. Krewe of Christopher Tableau. Thibodaux. (985) 446-7468

Feb. 21. 25th Tee Mamou-Iota Mardi Gras Folklife Festival. Downtown, Iota. (337) 779-2226

Feb. 21. Chicken Run. Knights of Columbus Hall and Highway 90, Iota.

Feb. 21. King’s Parade. Lafayette.

Feb. 21. LMGF Inc. Parade. Lafayette. Follows King’s Parade.

Feb. 21. The Independent Parade. Lafayette. Follows LMGF, Inc. Parade.

Feb. 21. Krewe of Charlie Sioux Parade Block Party. Downtown, Lake Charles. Swlamardigras.com

Feb. 21. Motorcycles, Hot Rods & Classics Parade. Downtown to Midtown, Lake Charles. Follows Krewe of Charlie Sioux.

Feb. 21. Krewe of Krewes. Downtown to Midtown, Lake Charles. Swlamardigras.com

Feb. 21. Krewe of Houmas. Houma. (800) 688-2732

Feb. 21. Krewe of Kajuns. Houma. (800) 688-2732. Follows Houmas.

Feb. 21. Krewe of Bonne Terre. Houma. (800) 688-2732

Feb. 21. Krewe of Coteau Mardi Gras Parade. Francis Romero Memorial Park, Coteau. (337) 577-5099

Feb. 21. Family Affair Mardi Gras Parade. Main Street, Loreauville. (337) 229-6001

Feb. 21. Grand Marais Mardi Gras Parade. Mon Ami, Jeanerette. (337) 365-8185

Feb. 21. Krewe of  Chic a la Pie. Kaplan.

Feb. 21. Krewe of Hephaestus Parade. Morgan City. (800) 256-2931

Feb. 21. All-Krewes Parade. Franklin. (800) 256-2931
 

Central Louisiana

Jan. 6. Epiphany. St. Rita Church, Alexandria. (800) 551-9546

Jan. 6. Epiphany Party. England Air Park, Alexandria (318) 443-1200

Feb. 9. Krewe of Antiqua Mardi Gras Masquerade Party. Olinger Hall, Prompt Succor Church, Alexandria. (318) 487-1561

Feb. 17. Taste of Mardi Gras. Riverfront Convention Center, Alexandria. www.cclra.com

Feb. 18. AMGA 16th Annual Children’s Parade. Downtown, Alexandria. (318) 443-1200

Feb. 18. Krewe of Wag-uns. Natchitcohes. (800) 259-1714

Feb. 18. Krewe of Dionysus Mardi Gras Parade. Natchitoches. (800) 259-1714

Feb. 19. AMGA 19th Annual Krewes Parade. Alexandria. (800) 551-9546
 

New Orleans

Jan. 6. Phunny Phorty Phellows. Uptown, New Orleans. www.phunnyphortyphellows.com

Feb. 3. Krewe of Brid. Lakeview, New Orleans. www.kreweofbrid.org

Feb. 4. Krewe of Bilge Boat Parade. Eden Isles. kreweofbilge.com

Feb. 4. Krewe du Vieux. French Quarter, New Orleans. www.kreweduvieux.org

Feb. 4. Krewe Delusion. Follows Krewe du Vieux. French Quarter, New Orleans.

Feb. 4. Krewe of Slidellians. Slidell.

Feb. 5. Krewe of Little Rascals. Metairie. www.kreweoflittlerascals.org

Feb. 5. Mystic Krewe of Perseus. Slidell.

Feb. 5. Krewe of Claude. Follows Krewe of Perseus. Slidell.

Feb. 10. Krewe of Cork. French Quarter, New Orleans. www.kreweofcork.com

Feb. 10. Krewe of Oshun. Uptown, New Orleans.

Feb. 10. Krewe of Excalibur. Metairie. www.kreweofexcalibur.com

Feb. 10. Krewe of Atlas. Metairie.

Feb. 10. Krewe of Eve. Mandeville. www.kreweofeve.com

Feb. 10. Krewe of Cleopatra. West Bank, New Orleans.

Feb. 10. Krewe of Mona Lisa & Moon Pie. Olde Towne, Slidell. www.monalisaandmoonpie.com

Feb. 11. Krewe De Paws. Slidell. abigailsofslidell.com/krewedepaws.html

Feb. 11. Krewe of Titans. Slidell. www.kreweoftitans.com

Feb. 11. Krewe of Choctaw. West Bank, New Orleans. www.kreweofchoctaw.com

Feb. 11. Mystic Knights of Adonis. West Bank, New Orleans.

Feb. 11. Krewe of Pontchartrain. Uptown, New Orleans. www.kofpont.com

Feb. 11. Knights of Sparta. Uptown, New Orleans. www.knightsofsparta.com

Feb. 11. Krewe of Pygmalion. Uptown, New Orleans. kreweofpygmalion.org

Feb. 11. Krewe of Caesar. Metairie. www.kreweofcaesar.org

Feb. 11. Knights of Nemesis. Chalmette.

Feb. 11. Krewe of Olympia. Covington. www.kreweofolympia.org

Feb. 11. Krewe of Push Mow. Abita Springs.

Feb. 12. Krewe of Carrollton. Uptown, New Orleans. www.kreweofcarrollton.com

Feb. 12. Krewe of King Arthur. Uptown, New Orleans. www.kreweofkingarthur.com

Feb. 12. Krewe of Barkus. French Quarter, New Orleans. www.barkus.org

Feb. 12. Krewe of Alla. West Bank, New Orleans. www.kreweofalla.com

Feb. 12. Krewe of Thor. Metairie.

Feb. 12. Krewe of Dionysus. Slidell. www.dionysusofslidell.com

Feb. 12. Krewe of Tchefuncte. Madisonville.

Feb. 15. Krewe of Ancient Druids. Uptown, New Orleans.

Feb. 15. Krewe of Nyx. Uptown, New Orleans. www.kreweofnyx.org

Feb. 16. Krewe of Babylon. Uptown, New Orleans. www.knightsofbabylon.com

Feb. 16. Krewe of Chaos. Uptown, New Orleans. www.kreweofchaos.net

Feb. 16. Krewe of Muses. Uptown, New Orleans. www.kreweofmuses.org

Feb. 17. DIVAs: Divine Protectors of Endangered Pleasures. French Quarter, New Orleans. www.divineprotectors.org

Feb. 17. Krewe of Centurions. Metairie. www.kreweofcenturions.com

Feb. 17. Krewe of Hermes. Uptown, New Orleans. www.semrehclub.org

Feb 17. Le Krewe d’Etat. Uptown, New Orleans. www.lekrewedetat.com

Feb. 17. Krewe of Morpheus. Uptown, New Orleans. www.kreweofmorpheus.com

Feb. 17. Krewe of Selene. Slidell. www.kreweofselene.net

Feb. 17. Original Krewe of Orpheus. Mandeville. www.originalorpheus.com

Feb. 17. Krewe of Lyra. Follows Orpheus. Mandeville. www.kreweoflyra.com

Feb. 18. Krewe of Iris. Uptown, New Orleans. www.kreweofiris.org

Feb. 18. Krewe of Tucks. Uptown, New Orleans, www.kreweoftucks.com

Feb. 18. Krewe of Endymion. Mid-City, New Orleans. www.endymion.org

Feb. 18. Krewe of Isis. Metairie.

Feb. 18. Krewe of NOMTOC – New Orleans Most Talked Of Club. West Bank, New Orleans. www.nomtoc.org

Feb. 18. Krewe of Bush. Bush.

Feb. 18. Krewe of Salt Bayou. Slidell.

Feb. 19. Krewe of Okeanos. Uptown, New Orleans. www.kreweofokeanos.org

Feb. 19. Krewe of Mid-City. Uptown, New Orleans. www.kreweofmidcity.com

Feb. 19. Krewe of Thoth. Uptown, New Orleans. www.thothkrewe.com

Feb. 19. Krewe of Bacchus. Uptown, New Orleans. www.kreweofbacchus.org

Feb. 19. Krewe of Napoleon. Metairie. www.napoleonparade.com

Feb. 20. Krewe of Proteus. Uptown, New Orleans. www.kreweofproteus.com

Feb. 20. Krewe of Orpheus. Uptown, New Orleans. www.kreweoforpheus.com

Feb. 20. Krewe of Zeus. Metairie. www.kreweofzeus.org

Feb. 21. Societé de Saint Anne. Marigny/Bywater, New Orleans. www.kreweofsaintanne.org

Feb. 21. Krewe of Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club. Uptown, New Orleans. www.kreweofzulu.com

Feb. 21. Krewe of Rex. Uptown, New Orleans. www.rexorganization.com

Feb. 21. Krewe of Elks Orleans. Follows Rex. Uptown, New Orleans.

Feb. 21. Krewe of Crescent City. Follows Elks. Uptown, New Orleans.

Feb. 21. Krewe of Argus. Metairie. www.kreweofargus.net

Feb. 21. Krewe of Jefferson. Follows Argus. Metairie.

Feb. 21. Krewe of Elks Jefferson. Follows Jefferson. Metairie.

Feb. 21. Krewe of Lions. Covington.

Feb. 21. Krewe of Covington. Follows Lions. Covington.

Feb. 21. Krewe of Skunks. Lacombe.

Feb. 21. Krewe of Chata-Ima. Lacombe.
 

Baton Rouge
Jan. 21. Krewe of Artemis Soiree. Baton Rouge River Center, Baton Rouge. www.kreweofartemis.net

Jan. 29. Mystic Krewe of Mutts. Baton Rouge. www.caaws.org

Feb. 4. Krewe of Spanish Town Ball. Baton Rouge. www.spanishtownmardigras.com

Feb. 4. Krewe of Jupiter and Juno. Downtown, Baton Rouge. www.kreweofjupiter.com

Feb. 10. Krewe of Artemis. Downtown, Baton Rouge. www.kreweofartemis.net

Feb. 11. Krewe Mystique de la Capitale Parade. Downtown, Baton Rouge. www.krewemystique.com

Feb. 11. Krewe of Denham Springs. Denham Springs. (225) 603-4160

Feb. 11. Krewe of Orion Parade. Baton Rouge www.kreweoforion.com

Feb. 17. Krewe of Southdowns. Baton Rouge. www.southdowns.org

Feb. 18. Krewe of Poseidon. Downtown, Baton Rouge. www.kreweofposeidon.com

Feb. 18. Krewe of Spanish Town Mardi Gras Parade. Baton Rouge. www.spanishtownmardigras.com

To submit 2013 Carnival information: www.myneworleans.com/Louisiana-Life/Submit-a-Parade-to-Louisiana-Life/

 

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