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ALEXANDRIA (318) 442-9546

Jan. 5 Epiphany, St. Rita School, England Airpark. 5:30 p.m.
Jan. 5 AMGA Carnivale de Mardi Gras Party, Community Center, England Airpark. 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 14 LSUA Mardi Gras Parade, LSUA Campus. Noon.
Feb. 16 Taste of Mardi Gras, Riverfront Center. 6 p.m.
Feb. 17 AMGA Eleventh Annual Children’s Parade, downtown. 10:45 a.m.
Feb. 18 AMGA Fourteenth Annual Krewe Parade, Texas Ave. – Masonic – Memorial – North Blvd. – Alexandria Mall. 2 p.m.
Feb. 20 Krewe of Provine Parade, Coliseum Blvd. 3 p.m.

AVOYELLES (800) 833-4195


BALDWIN (337) 923-6919
Feb. 17 Baldwin Mardi Gras Parade. 11 a.m.

BATON ROUGE (800) 527-6843
Feb. 3 Krewe of Jupiter Parade, downtown. 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 9 Krewe of Artemis Parade, downtown. 7 p.m.
Feb. 10 Mardi Gras Mambo 10K Run, Belle of Baton Rouge Atrium. 8 a.m. (225) 382-3596
Feb. 10 Krewe of Mystique de la Capitale Parade, downtown. 2 p.m.
Feb. 10 Krewe of Orion Parade, downtown. 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 11 Mystic Krewe Mutts Parade, downtown. 1:30 p.m.
Feb. 16 Krewe of Southdowns Parade, Southdowns. 7 p.m.
Feb. 17 Spanish Town Parade. downtown. Noon.

BAYOU VISTA (985) 385-1914
Feb. 17 Krewe of Dionysus Mardi Gras Parade. 2 p.m.

BOSSIER CITY (318) 222-9391
Jan. 20 Krewe of Aesclepius Grand Masque Ball, Bossier Civic Center. 7 p.m.
Jan. 26 Krewe of Ambassadeurs Ball, Diamond Jack’s Casino Resort. 7 p.m.
Jan. 27 Krewe of Gemini Mardi Gras Ball, Bossier Civic Center. 7 p.m.
Feb. 2 Krewe de Les Femmes Mystique Grand Ball, Diamond Jack’s Casino & Resort Grand Ballroom. 7 p.m.
Feb. 3 Krewe of Akewa Ball, Ropers at Ramada Inn.
Feb. 16 Krewe of Gemini Float Loading Party, Krewe of Gemini Float Den. 5:30 p.m.
Feb. 20 Krewe of Aesclepius Fat Tuesday Parade, Louisiana Boardwalk. 6:30 p.m.

BREAUX BRIDGE (337) 332-8500
Feb. 17 Artistes au Bayou Teche Mardi Gras Art Walk, downtown. 10 a.m.

CHAUVIN (985) 594-6682
Feb. 10 Krewe of Bayou Petit Caillou Mardi Gras Parade, Hwy. 56. Noon.

CHOUPIC (985) 537-5800
Feb. 20 Krewe of Choupic Mardi Gras Parade. 3 p.m.

CHURCH POINT (337) 684-2739, www.churchpointmardigras.com
Feb. 17 Children’s Courir de Mardi Gras. 9 a.m. (337) 684-2026
Feb. 18 Courir de Mardi Gras. 8:30 a.m. (337) 349-0618

COTEAU
Feb. 20 Krewe of Coteau Mardi Gras Parade, Coteau Ballpark. 1p.m. (888) 942-3742

CROWLEY (337) 788-4100 or (877) 783-2109
Feb. 19-20 Carnival D’Acadie

DES ALLEMANDS (985) 783-6632
Feb. 18 Krewe of Des Allemands Mardi Gras Parade, downtown. 2 p.m.

ELTON (337) 584-5199

Feb. 17 Elton Mardi Gras, Elton Countryside.

EUNICE (337) 457-7389
Feb. 18 “Little Mardi Gras” Parade, Northwest Community Center. 3 p.m.
Feb. 18 Old Time Boucherie, City Hall. 10 a.m.
Feb. 19 Lundi Gras Street Dance, downtown. Noon.
Feb. 20 Courir de Mardi Gras, National Guard Armory and downtown.

FRANKLIN (337) 384-2645
Feb. 20 Franklin Mardi Gras Parade. 1 p.m.

GALLIANO/GM (985) 537-5800
Feb. 20 Krewe of Neptune Mardi Gras Parade. 1 p.m.

GHEENS (985) 537-5800
Feb. 20 Krewe of Gheens Mardi Gras Parade. 11 a.m.

GOLDEN MEADOW (985) 537-5800
Feb. 17 Krewe of Atlantis Mardi Gras Parade. 1 p.m.
Feb. 18 Krewe of Nereids Mardi Gras Parade. 6 p.m.

GRAND ISLE (985) 787-2997
Feb. 18 Grand Isle Independent Mardi Gras Parade, Hwy 1.1 p.m.

HOUMA (985) 868-2732
Feb. 9 Krewe of Hercules Mardi Gras Parade, Bayou Gardens Blvd. – Westside Route. 6 p.m.
Feb. 10 Krewe of Aquarius Mardi Gras Parade, Bayou Gardens Blvd. – Westside Route. 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 11 Krewe of Hyacinthians Tableaux and Ball, Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center.
Feb. 11 Krewe of Hyacinthians Mardi Gras Parade, Southland Mall down Park
– Westside Route. 12:30 p.m.
Feb. 16 Krewe of Aphrodite Mardi Gras Parade, Bayou Gardens Blvd. – Westside Route. 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 17 Krewe of Terreanians Tableaux and Ball, Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center.
Feb. 17 Krewe of Mardi Gras Parade – Eastside Route. 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 18 Krewe of Terreanians Mardi Gras Parade – Westside Route. 12:30 p.m.
Feb. 19 Krewe of Cleopatra Mardi Gras Parade – Westside Route. 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 19 Krewe of Houmas Mardi Gras Tableaux & Ball, Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center. 8 p.m.
Feb. 20 Krewe of Houmas Mardi Gras Parade – Westside Route. 11 a.m.
Feb. 20 Krewe of Kajuns Mardi Gras Parade – Westside Route. Follows Houmas.

IOTA (337) 779-2226 or (877) 783-2109
Feb. 20 Tee Mamou-Iota Mardi Gras Folklore Festival.

JEANERETTE (888) 942-3742
Feb. 11 Krewe of Ezana, Canal & Main St. 1p.m.
Feb. 20 Grand Marais Mardi Gras Parade, Hwy 90 at College Road. 11 a.m.

JENNINGS  (337) 821-5532

Feb. 17 Mardi Gras Parade and Festival, Main St. 4:30 p.m.

KAPLAN (337) 893-2491
Feb. 20 Krewe Chic-A-La-Pie Mardi Gras Parade, downtown. 2 p.m. (337) 898-4008.

LAFAYETTE (337) 232-3737
Feb. 10 Krewe of Carnivale en Rio Mardi Gras Parade, downtown. 6 p.m. (337) 233-2503
Feb. 16 Friday Night Mardi Gras Parade, downtown. 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 16-20 Le Festival de Mardi Gras à Lafayette, Cajun Field. (337) 235-2471
Feb. 17 Children’s Krewes Mardi Gras Parade, downtown. 12:30 p.m.
Feb. 17 Krewe of Bonaparte Mardi Gras Parade, downtown. 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 19 Queen’s Mardi Gras Parade. 6 p.m.
Feb. 20 Mardi Gras Show at Clark Field. (337) 232-2672
Feb. 20 King’s Court at Mardi Gras, downtown. 10 a.m. (337) 291-5566
Feb. 20 Lafayette Mardi Gras Festival, Inc. Parade, downtown. 1:15 p.m.
Feb. 20 Independent Parade Sponsored by KADN Fox 15/KLAF UPN, downtown. Follows Festival Inc.

LAKE ARTHUR (337)774-3675
Feb. 18 Lake Arthur Mardi Gras Run and Parade, downtown. 3 p.m.

LAKE CHARLES (337) 436-9589
Jan. 6 Mardi Gras Twelfth Night, Lake Charles Civic Center.
Feb. 17-20 Southwest Louisiana Mardi Gras Celebration, Southwest Louisiana/Lake Charles.
Feb. 20 Krewe of Krewes’ Mardi Gras Parade, downtown.

LAROSE (985) 537-5800
Feb. 11 Krewe of Versailles Mardi Gras Parade. Noon.
Feb. 17 Krewe of Babylon Mardi Gras Parade. 6 p.m.
Feb. 17 Le Krewe Du Bon Temps Mardi Gras Parade. 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 18 Le Krewe Des T-Cajun Mardi Gras Parade. Noon.

LEESVILLE (337) 238-0349
Feb. 11 Mardi Gras Parade, 3rd St.

LIVONIA (225) 637-2797

Feb. 18 Mardi Gras Parade, Livonia Carnival Association, downtown at Hwy 78. 1p.m.

LOCKPORT (985) 537-5800
Feb. 17 Krewe of Apollo Mardi Gras Parade. Noon.

LOGANSPORT (318) 872-1177
Feb. 3 Mardi Gras Parade.

LOREAUVILLE (888) 942-3742

Feb. 20 Papa Red Dog Mardi Gras Parade, Main St. 2 p.m.

LULING (985) 785-6811

Feb. 17 Krewe of Lul Mardi Gras Parade, Angus Dr. Noon.

MARINGOUIN (225) 625-2365

Feb. 17 Krewe of Maringouin, Landry Street, downtown. 2 p.m.

MONROE (318) 387-5691
Feb. 10 Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade, West Monroe to Monroe. 6 p.m.

MONTEGUT (985) 870-0522
Feb. 18 Montegut-Children’s Carnival Club Parade, Hwy. 55. 2 p.m.
Feb. 20 Krewe of Bonne Terre Mardi Gras Parade, Hwy. 55. 4 p.m.

MORGAN CITY (985) 395-4905

Feb. 16 Krewe of Adonis Mardi Gras Parade. 6 p.m.
Feb. 18 Krewe of Galatea Mardi Gras Parade. 2 p.m.
Feb 20 Krewe of Hephaestus Mardi Gras Parade. 2 p.m.

NATCHITOCHES (800) 259-1714

Mar. 3 Krewe of Dionysus Mardi Gras Parade, Natchitoches Landmark Historic District and East Natchitoches. 5:30 p.m.

NEW IBERIA (888) 942-3742
Feb. 9 Andalusia Mardi Gras Parade, Main St. 6 p.m.

NEW ROADS (225) 638-9350

Feb. 20 Mardi Gras Parade, Community Center Carnival Club Inc., downtown. 11 a.m. (225) 638-4035
Feb. 20 Mardi Gras Parade, New Roads Lions Club, downtown. 1 p.m. (225) 638-3311

OPELOUSAS (337) 407-2288

Feb. 20 Half Fast Krewe of Frank’s Mardi Gras Parade, East Landry St. to West Vine St.

PATTERSON (985) 384-0551
Feb. 19 Krewe of Amani Mardi Gras Parade. 2 p.m.

PINEVILLE (318) 487-1561

Feb. 15 Rapides Parish St. Citizens’ “Krewe of Antique” Masquerade Party, Senior Citizens’ Center. 6 p.m.

PONCHATOULA
Feb. 3 Krewe of Pericles Mardi Gras Ball, Fleur de Lis. 8 p.m. (985) 386-3875
Feb. 9 Krewe of Pericles Mardi Gras Parade, downtown. 7 p.m. (985) 386-3875
Feb. 10 Krewe of Omega Mardi Gras Ball, St. Joseph’s Reception Center. (985) 345-4442

SHREVEPORT (318) 222-9391

Jan. 12 Krewe of Sobek Ball, Riverview Theatre.
Jan. 13 Krewe of Sobek Parade, Lakeshore Elementary School. 1 p.m.
Jan. 13 Krewe of Centaur Grand Ball, Shreveport Convention Center.
Jan. 15 Krewe of Harambee Mardi Gras Parade, Municipal Auditorium. 11 a.m.
Jan. 20 Krewe of Apollo Ball, Municipal Auditorium. 7 p.m.
Feb. 2 Krewe of Justinian Ball, Shreveport Convention Center.
Feb. 9 Krewe of Centaur Float Loading Party, Krewe of Centaur Float Den. 7 p.m.
Feb. 10 Krewe of Centaur Mardi Gras Parade, Festival Plaza. 4 p.m.
Feb. 11 Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Mardi Paw Parade, Riverview Park. 3 p.m.
Feb. 16 Krewe of Highland Masque Ball, Randal T. Moore Senior Citizen Center.
Feb. 17 Krewe of Gemini Mardi Gras Parade, Festival Plaza. 4 p.m.
Feb. 18 Krewe of Highland Parade & Carnival, Highland Area. 2 p.m.
Feb. 20 Mardi Gras Upstate Festival Fat Tuesday Aesclepius Bridge Closing Ceremony, Middle of the Texas Street Bridge. 11:45 p.m.

ST. MARTINVILLE (337) 394-2233

Feb. 17 Rotary Club Mardi Gras Ball, Lafayette Cajun Dome Convention Center. 7 p.m.
Feb. 18 La Grande Boucherie, Magnolia Park. 1 p.m.
Feb. 18 Newcomer’s Mardi Gras Parade, Main St. 1 p.m.

SUNSET (337) 662-5690
Feb. 20 Sunset Sertoma Mardi Gras Parade, Napoleon Ave. 2 p.m.

THIBODAUX (985) 537-5800

Jan. 27 Krewe of Ambrosia Tableau & Ball, Nicholls State University Ball Room. 7 p.m.
Feb. 3 Krewe of Ambrosia Mardi Gras Bash, Thibodaux Civic Center. 9 p.m.
Feb. 11 Krewe of Ambrosia Mardi Gras Parade. 12:30 p.m.
Feb. 11 Krewe of Shaka Mardi Gras Parade. 1:30 p.m.
Feb. 18 Krewe of Cleophas Mardi Gras Parade. 1 p.m.
Feb. 20 Krewe of Ghana Mardi Gras Parade. 11 a.m.
Feb. 20 Krewe of Chronos Mardi Gras Parade. 2 p.m.

GREATER NEW ORLEANS Jefferson Parish (504) 736-6101
Feb. 4 Krewe of Little Rascals, Metairie. Noon.
Feb. 9 Krewe of Excalibur, Metairie. 7 p.m.
Feb. 10 Krewe of Caesar, Metairie. 6 p.m.
Feb. 11 Krewe of Rhea, Metairie. 2:30 p.m.
Feb. 11 Krewe of Mercury, Metairie. 4 p.m.
Feb. 11 Krewe of Centurions, Metairie. 5:30 p.m.
Feb. 14 Krewe of Thor, Metairie. 7 p.m.
Feb. 16 Krewe of Aquila, Metairie. 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 16 Krewe of Jason, Metairie. 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 17 Krewe of Isis, Metairie. 6 p.m.
Feb. 18 Krewe of Napoleon, Metairie. 5:30 p.m.
Feb. 19 Krewe of Zeus, Metairie. 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 20 Krewe of Argus, Metairie. 10 a.m.
Feb. 20 Krewe of Jefferson Trucks, Metairie. Follows Argus.
Feb. 20 Krewe of Elks Jefferson, Metairie. Follows Jefferson.

GRETNA (504) 363-1580
Feb. 11 Krewe of Alla Mardi Gras Parade, Terrytown to Stumpf to Franklin. Noon.
Feb. 18 Sassy Katz Marching Club, downtown. 11 a.m.
Feb. 18 Mystic Knights of Adonis Mardi Gras Parade, downtown. Noon.
Feb. 19 Lundi Gras Celebration, Gretna Market. 7 p.m.
Feb. 20 Westbank Marching Club, downtown. 9 a.m.
Feb. 20 Krewe of Grela Mardi Gras Parade, downtown. 11 a.m.
Feb. 20 Krewe of Choctaw Mardi Gras Parade, downtown, following Grela.

HAMMOND (985) 345-3442
Feb. 15 Krewe of Omega Parade, Southeastern Louisiana University Center to downtown Hammond. 6 p.m.

Orleans Parish (504) 827-3261
Jan. 6 Phunny Phorty Phellows Parade, Streetcar Route, New Orleans. 7 p.m.
Feb. 3 Krewe du Vieux, French Quarter, New Orleans. 7 p.m.
Feb. 9 Krewe of Oshun, Uptown, New Orleans. 6 p.m.
Feb. 9 Krewe of Cleopatra. Westbank, New Orleans. 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 9 Krewe of Pygmalion, Uptown, New Orleans. 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 10 Krewe of Pontchartrain, Uptown, New Orleans. 1 p.m.
Feb. 10 Krewe of Shangri-La, Uptown, New Orleans. 2 p.m.
Feb. 10 Krewe of Sparta, Uptown, New Orleans. 6 p.m.
Feb. 10 Krewe of Pegasus, Uptown, New Orleans. 6:45 p.m.
Feb. 11 Krewe of Alla, West Bank. Noon.
Feb. 11 Krewe of Carrollton, Uptown, New Orleans. Noon.
Feb. 11 Krewe of King Arthur, Uptown, New Orleans. 1:15 p.m.
Feb. 11 Krewe of Barkus, French Quarter, New Orleans. 2 p.m.
Feb. 11 Krewe of Bards of Bohemia, Uptown, New Orleans. 2:30 p.m.
Feb. 14 Krewe of Ancient Druids, Uptown, New Orleans. 6 p.m.
Feb. 14 Krewe of Saturn, Uptown, New Orleans. 6 p.m.
Feb. 15 Krewe of Babylon, Uptown, New Orleans. 5:45 p.m.
Feb. 15 Krewe of Chaos, Uptown, New Orleans. 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 15 Krewe of Muses, Uptown, New Orleans. 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 16 Krewe of Hermes, Uptown, New Orleans. 6 p.m.
Feb. 16 Krewe d’Etat, Uptown, New Orleans. 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 16 Krewe of Morpheus, Uptown, New Orleans. 7:45 p.m.
Feb. 17 N.O.M.T.O.C. Parade, Westbank. 10:45 a.m.
Feb. 17 Krewe of Iris, Uptown, New Orleans. 11 a.m.
Feb. 17 Krewe of Tucks, Uptown, New Orleans. 12:30 p.m.
Feb. 17 Krewe of Endymion, Mid-City, New Orleans. 4:30 p.m.
Feb. 18 Krewe of Okeanos, Uptown, New Orleans. 11 a.m.
Feb. 18 Krewe of Thoth, Uptown, New Orleans. 11:30 a.m.
Feb. 18 Krewe of Adonis, Westbank. Noon.
Feb. 18 Krewe of Mid-City, Uptown, New Orleans. 2 p.m.
Feb. 18 Krewe of Bacchus, Uptown, New Orleans. 5:15 p.m.
Feb. 19 Krewe of Proteus, Uptown, New Orleans. 5:15 p.m.
Feb. 19 Krewe of Orpheus, Uptown, New Orleans. 5:45 p.m.
Feb. 20 Krewe of Zulu, Uptown, New Orleans. 8:00 a.m.
Feb. 20 Krewe of Rex, Uptown, New Orleans. 10 a.m.
Feb. 20 Krewe of Elks Orleans, Uptown, New Orleans. 11:30 a.m.
Feb. 20 Krewe of Crescent City, Uptown, New Orleans. Follows Elks.
Feb. 20 Krewe of Grela, Westbank. 11 a.m.
Feb. 20 Krewe of Choctaw, Westbank. Noon.

St. Bernard Parish (504) 278-4242

Feb. 9 Krewe of Gladiators, St. Bernard. 7 p.m.
Feb. 11 Krewe of Nemesis, Chalmette. 2 p.m.
Feb. 16 Krewe of Aphrodite, Chalmette. 7 p.m.

St. Tammany Parish (800) 634-9443

Feb. 4 Krewe of Perseus, Slidell. 1 p.m.
Feb. 9 Krewe of Eve, Mandeville. 7 p.m.
Feb. 10 Krewe of Push Mow, Abita Springs. 10 a.m.
Feb. 10 Krewe of Olympia, Covington. 6 p.m.
Feb. 10 Krewe of Mona Lisa and Moon Pie, Slidell. 7 p.m.
Feb. 11 Krewe of Dionysus, Slidell. 1 p.m.
Feb. 16 Krewe of Selene, Slidell. 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 16 Krewe of Orpheus, Mandeville. 7 p.m.
Feb. 18 Krewe of Tchefuncte, Madisonville. 10 a.m.
Feb. 20 Krewe of Lions, Covington. 10 a.m.
Feb. 20 Krewe of Covington, Covington. Follows Lions.
Feb. 20 Mardi Party @ the Park, BogueFalaya Park, Covington. Follows parade. (985) 892-1873

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