Statewide Carnival Calendar

Northern Louisiana
Jan. 3. Twelfth Night Celebration. Bossier Civic Center, Bossier City (318) 741-8900.
Jan. 9. Sobek Bal, 7 p.m. Riverview Hall, 600 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport (318) 673-5100.
Jan. 10. Sobek Parade, 1 p.m. Fairgrounds, 3701 Hudson Ave., Shreveport (318) 635-1361.
Jan. 10. Krewe de les Femmes Mystique Ball. Shreveport (318) 424-2090.
Jan. 16. Justinian Grand Bal. Shreveport (318-222-3643), shreveportbar.com/sba-justinian.cfm.
Jan. 17. Krewe of Æsclepius Bal. Bossier Civic Center, Bossier City (318) 741-8900.
Jan. 17. Krewe of Artemis Ball. Springhill Community Civic Center, 101 Machen Dr., Springhill (318) 539-5681.
Jan. 18. Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Jazz Brunch. Shreveport (318) 752-2287.
Jan. 19. Harambee Mardi Gras/MLK Parade.
Jan. 19. Apollo Bal Masque XXII. Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Blvd., Shreveport (318) 673-5100.
Jan. 23. Krewe des Ambassadeurs Ball. Diamond Jack’s Ballroom, Bossier City, krewedesambassadeurs.org.
Jan. 24. Centaur Bal, Bossier Civic Center, Bossier City (318) 741-8900 .
Jan. 31. Gemini Ball. Bossier Civic Center, Bossier City (318) 741-8900.
Feb. 7. Springhill Main Street Parade, 1 p.m. Main Street, Springhill (318) 539-5699.
Feb. 7. Minden Main Street Parade. Webster Parish Library, Minden (318) 371-4258.
Feb. 7. Dionysus Bal, 6:30 p.m. Natchitoches Events Center, 750 Second St., Natchitoches (318) 238-7500.
Feb. 8. Justinian’s Royalty Brunch. Shreveport (318) 222-3643.
Feb. 14. Krewe of Centaur Parade, 4:30 p.m. Bossier City, kreweofcentaur.org.
Feb. 15. Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Parade. Riverview Parkway, Shreveport (318) 752-2287.
Feb. 20. Highland Bal. Randle T. Moore Center, 3101 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport (318) 673-7817 .
Feb. 21. Farmerville Jaycees Mardi Gras Parade. Main Street, Farmerville
(318) 368-0044.
Feb. 21. Krewe of Gemini Parade, 4:30. Bossier City (318) 741-9264.
Feb. 21. Harambee Bal. Horseshoe Casino & Hotel, Bossier City, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City (800) 895-0711.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Highland Parade, 2 p.m.  Shreveport (318) 861-1519.
Feb. 24. Krewe of Æsclepius Parade. Shreveport.
Feb. 24. Mardi Gras Upstate Festival – Red, White & Blue, follows Æsclepius Parade. Shreveport.
Feb. 24. Æsclepius Children’s Parade, 7 p.m. LA Boardwalk, Shreveport.
Feb. 24. Æsclepius Bridge Closing Ceremony. Texas Street Bridge, Shreveport.

CENTRAL Louisiana
Jan. 9. Epiphany. St. Rita’s Church, Alexandria (318) 445-7120.
Jan. 9. Epiphany Party. England Air Park, Alexandria (318) 445-0035.
Feb. 14. Woodworth Mardi Gras Parade. Alexandria (318) 427-4403.
Feb. 18. LSU Alexandria Mardi Gras Parade. Alexandria (318) 427-4403.
Feb. 18. Krewe of Kolbi Bow Wow Ball. Alexandria Zoo, Alexandria (318) 473-6469.
Feb. 19. Krewe of Antiqua. Rapides Parish Senior Citizens’ Center, Alexandria (318) 487-1561.
Feb. 20. College Cheerleaders & Classic Cars Parade. Alexandria (318) 473-9501.
Feb. 20. Taste of Mardi Gras. Alexandria Riverfront Center, Alexandria (318)793-4570.
Feb. 21. AMGA 13th Annual Children’s Parade. Downtown Alexandria (318) 473-9501.
Feb. 21. AMGA 11th Annual Children’s Parade. Downtown Alexandria (318) 473-9501.
Feb. 21. King Cake Party. Alexandria Zoo, Alexandria (318) 473-1143.
Feb. 21. Krewe of Louisiana Cenla Gala & Soirée. Alexandria Riverfront Center, Alexandria (318) 442-9546 or (800) 551-9546.
Feb. 22. AMGA 16th Annual Krewes Parade. Alexandria (318) 473-9501.
Feb. 24. Krewe of Provine Parade. Alexandria (318) 473-9501.
BATON ROUGE/
PLANTATION COUNTRY

Jan. 31. Spanish Town Mardi Gras Ball, 7 p.m. Baton Rouge River Center, 275 River Road S., Baton Rouge (225) 389-3030, spanishtownmardigras.com.
Jan. 14. Mardi Gras Mambo 10K Run. Downtown Baton Rouge (225) 382-3596.
Jan. 17. Apollo Baton Rouge Bal Masque XXVII. Baton Rouge River Center, 275 River Road S., Baton Rouge (225) 389-3030, apollobatonrouge.com.
Feb. 7. Krewe of Jupiter Parade. Baton Rouge (225) 405-1722.
Feb. 8. Addis Volunteer Fire Department Mardi Gras Parade. Addis (225) 687-4844.
Feb. 15. Krewe of Good Friends of the Oaks Parade. Port Allen,westbatonrouge.net.
Feb. 21. Spanish Town Parade, 12 p.m. Baton Rouge, spanishtownmardigras.com.
Feb. 24. New Roads Lions Carnival Parade, 11 a.m. New Roads, newroadsmardigras.com.
Feb. 24. 87th Annual Community Center Carnival Parade. New Roads (225) 718-4411, newroadsmardigras.com.
Feb. 24. 66th Annual New Roads Lions Carnival Parade, 1:30 p.m. New Roads (225) 638-3311.
CAJUN COUNTRY
Jan. 31. Krewe of Ambrosia Tableau & Ball, 8 p.m. Thibodaux Civic Center, Thibodaux (985) 447-5911.
Feb. 7. Krewe of Ambrosia Mardi Gras Mambo, 9 p.m. Thibodaux Civic Center, Thibodaux (985) 447-5911.
Feb. 7. Relay for Life Mardi Gras Ball, 7 p.m. Lake Arthur Community Center, Lake Arthur (337) 774-3675.
Feb. 13. Andalusia Mardi Gras Parade. Main Street, New Iberia (888) 942-3742.
Feb. 13. Krewe of Hercules Mardi Gras Parade, 6 p.m. Bayou Garden Blvd., Houma (985) 876-5877.
Feb. 14. Krewe of Carnivale en Rio Mardi Gras Parade. Downtown Lafayette (337) 984-6522.
Feb. 14. Krewe of Petit Caillou Mardi Gras Parade, 12 p.m. Highway 56, Chauvin (985) 594-3501.
Feb. 14. Krewe of Aquarius Mardi Gras Parade, 6:30 p.m. Bayou Gardens Blvd., Houma (985) 532-6236.
Feb. 14. Krewe of Hyacinthians Tableaux and Ball, 7 p.m. Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, Houma (985) 876-6022.
Feb. 14. Les Krewe Des T-Cajun, 12 p.m. Larose (985) 537-5800.
Feb. 14. Lake Arthur Mardi Gras Parade, 2 p.m. Main Street, Lake Arthur (337) 774-2211.
Feb. 15. Krewe of Versailles, 12 p.m. Larose (985) 537-5800.
Feb. 15. Krewe of Hyacinthians 58th Mardi Gras Parade. Bayou Gardens Blvd., Houma (985) 876-6022.
Feb. 15. Krewe of Ambrosia, 12:30 p.m. Thibodaux (985) 537-5800.
Feb. 15. Krewe of Shaka, 2 p.m. Thibodaux (985) 537-5800.
Feb. 15. Krewe of Ezana Jeanerette Mardi Gras Parade, 12:30 p.m. Canal and Main streets, Jeanerette (337) 276-3206.
Feb. 20. Friday Night Parade. Lafayette (337) 232-3737.
Feb. 20. Krewe of Aphrodite Mardi Gras Parade, 6:30 p.m. Bayou Gardens Blvd., Houma (985) 872-2629.
Feb. 20-24. Courir de Mardi Gras. Vermilionville, Lafayette (337) 457-7389, (337) 457-2565.
Feb. 20-24. Le Festival de Mardi Gras. Lafayette (337) 235-2471, (800) 346-1958.
Feb. 21. Krewe of Bonaparte. Lafayette (337) 232-3737, (800) 346-1958.
Feb. 21. Children’s Parade. Lafayette (337) 232-3737, (800) 346-1958.
Feb. 21. Krewe of Mardi Gras Parade, 6:30 p.m. Bayou Gardens Blvd., Houma (985) 872-0444.
Feb. 21. Krewe of Terreanians Tableaux and Ball, 7 p.m. Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, Houma (985) 876-5497.
Feb. 21. Carencro Mardi Gras Parade. Carencro (337) 896-4147.
Feb. 21. Lake Fausse Pointe State Park Mardi Gras Parade. Lake Fausse Pointe State Park, St. Martinville (888) 677-7200.
Feb. 21. Krewe of Ghana Mardi Gras Ball. Thibodaux Civic Center, Thibodaux (985) 413-2915.
Feb. 21. Krewe of Apollo, 12 p.m. Lockport (985) 537-5800.
Feb. 21. Krewe of Atlantis, 1 p.m. Golden Meadow (985) 537-5800.
Feb. 21. Krewe of Babylon, 6 p.m. Larose (985) 537-5800.
Feb. 21. Le Krewe du Bon Temps, 6:30. Larose (985) 537-5800.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Terreanians Mardi Gras Parade, 12:30 p.m. Bayou Gardens Blvd., Houma (985) 876-5497.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Titans Mardi Gras Parade, follows Terreanians. Bayou Gardens Boulevard, Houma (985) 226-4854.
Feb. 22. Montegut-Children’s Parade, 2 p.m. Highway 55, Montegut (985) 870-0522.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Cleophas, 1 p.m. Thibodaux (985) 537-5800.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Chronos, follows Cleophas. Thibodaux (985) 537-5800.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Nereids, 6 p.m. Golden Meadow (985) 537-5800.
Feb. 23. Krewe of Houmas Tableau and Ball, 6:30 p.m. Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, Houma (985) 868-3806.
Feb. 23. Krewe of Cleopatra Mardi Gras Parade, 6:30 p.m. Bayou Gardens Blvd., Houma (985) 876-5394.
Feb. 23. Queen’s Parade, 6 p.m. Lafayette (337) 232-3737, (800) 346-1958.
Feb. 24. Krewe of Houmas Mardi Gras Parade, 11 a.m. Bayou Gardens Boulevard, Houma (985) 868-3806.
Feb. 24. Krewe of Kajuns Mardi Gras Parade, follows Houmas. Houma (985) 217-5484.
Feb. 24. Krewe of Ghana, 11 a.m. Thibodaux (985) 537-5800.
Feb. 24. Krewe of Gheens, 11 a.m. Gheens (985) 537-5800.
Feb. 24. Krewe of Neptune, 12 p.m. Galliano (985) 537-5800.
Feb. 24. Krewe of Choupic, 2 p.m. Chackbay (985) 537-5800.
Feb. 24. Krewe of Bonne Terre Mardi Gras Parade, 4 p.m. Montegut (985) 594-7578.
Feb. 24. Krewe of Coteau Mardi Gras Parade, 1 p.m. Coteau Ballpark, Coteau (337) 369-9623, iberiatravel.com.
Feb. 24. Lafayette Mardi Gras Festival Parade, 1 p.m. Lafayette lafayette.travel.
Feb. 24. Independent Parade, 2 p.m. Lafayette (337) 237-1500, (800) 346-1958.
Feb. 24. Krewe Chic-à-la-Pie Mardi Gras Parade. Kaplan (337) 643-2400.
Feb. 24. King’s Parade. Lafayette (337) 232-3737 or (800) 346-1958.
Feb. 24. Half Fast Krewe of Frank’s Mardi Gras Parade. Opelousas (337) 407-2288.
Feb. 24. Greater Southwest Louisiana Mardi Gras Ball and Pageant. Heymann Performing Arts Center, Lafayette (337) 291-5555.
Feb. 24. King’s Court at Mardi Gras, 8 a.m. Polk and Vermilion streets, Lafayette (337) 291-5566.
Feb. 24. King’s Parade, 10 a.m. Lafayette (337) 232-3737, (800) 346-1958.
Feb. 24. The Mardi Gras Show at Clark Field, 10 a.m. Clark Field Stadium, Lafayette, mardigrasshow.com.
Feb. 24. Opelousas Downtown Mardi Gras Day. Court Street, Opelousas (337) 948-6263.
Feb. 24. Grand Marais Mardi Gras Parade, 11 a.m. Highway 90 E. and College Road, Jeanerette (337) 365-8185, iberiatravel.com.
Feb. 24. Family Affair Mardi Gras Association Parade. Main Street, Loreauville (337) 991-0452.
Feb. 24. Krewe of Coteau Mardi Gras Parade. Coteau Ballpark, Coteau (888) 942-3742.

GREATER NEW ORLEANS
*(Schedule adjusted from 2008 dates and are subject to change)
Jan. 6. Phunny Phorty Phellows , 7 p.m. Streetcar Route, New Orleans, phunnyphortyphellows.com.
Jan. 6. Krewe of Claude, 7 p.m. Slidell.
Jan 6. Krewe of Alla, 1 p.m. Algiers, kreweofalla.com.
Jan. 30. Brid, 6 p.m. Lakeview, New Orleans.
Feb. 1. Krewe of Slidellians, 1 p.m. Slidell.
Feb. 7. Krewe du Vieux, 6:30 p.m. French Quarter, New Orleans, kreweduvieux.org.
Feb. 7. Krewe of Bilge, 12 p.m. Oak Harbor Marina, Slidell.
Feb. 8. Little Rascals, 12 p.m. Metairie, kreweoflittlerascals.org.
Feb. 8. Mystick Krewe of Perseus, 1 p.m. Slidell, kreweofperseus.com.
Feb. 13. Krewe of Cork, 3 p.m. French Quarter, New Orleans, kreweofcork.com.
Feb. 13. Krewe of Oshun, 6 p.m. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 13. Krewe of Cleopatra. Terry Parkway, West Bank, 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 13. Krewe of Pygmalion. Uptown, New Orleans 6:45 p.m.
Feb. 13. Krewe of Excalibur, 7 p.m. Metairie, kreweofexcalibur.com.
Feb. 13. Krewe of Atlas, 7:30 p.m. Metairie.
Feb. 13. Krewe of Eve, 7 p.m. Mandeville, kreweofeve.com.
Feb. 14. Krewe of Choctaw, 11:30 a.m. West Bank, kreweofchoctaw.com.
Feb. 14. Krewe of Adonis, 12 p.m. West Bank.
Feb. 14. Krewe of Pontchartrain, 1 p.m. Uptown, New Orleans, kofpont.com.
Feb. 14. Krewe of Shangri-La, 2 p.m. Uptown, New Orleans, kreweofshangrila.com.
Feb. 14. Krewe of Caesar, 6 p.m. Metairie, kreweofcaesar.org.
Feb. 14. Knights of Sparta, 6 p.m. Uptown, New Orleans, knightsofsparta.com.
Feb. 14. Krewe of Pegasus, 6:45 p.m. Uptown, New Orleans, kreweofpegasus.com.
Feb. 14. Krewe of Olympia, 6 p.m. Covington.
Feb. 14. Mona Lisa and Moon Pie, 7 p.m. Slidell, monalisamoonpie.com.
Feb. 14. Gladiators, 1 p.m. Chalmette.
Feb. 15. Krewe of Alla, 12 p.m. Gretna.
Feb. 15. Krewe of Carrollton, 12 p.m. Uptown, New Orleans, kreweofcarrollton.com.
Feb. 15. Knights of King Arthur, 1:15 p.m. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 15. Krewe of Barkus, 2 p.m. French Quarter, New Orleans, barkus.org.
Feb. 15. Krewe of Rhea, 1 p.m. Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Metairie.
Feb. 15. Bards of Bohemia, 2:30 p.m. Uptown, New Orleans, bardsofbohemia.com.
Feb. 15. Krewe of Centurions, 5:30 p.m. Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Metairie.
Feb. 15. Knights of Nemesis, 2 p.m. Chalmette, knightsofnemesis.org.
Feb. 15. Krewe of Dionysus, 1:30 p.m. Fritchie Park to Gause Boulevard, Slidell.
Feb. 18. Ancient Druids, 6 p.m. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 18. Krewe of Pygmalion, 6:45 p.m. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 18. Krewe of Thor, 6:30 p.m. Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Metairie.
Feb. 19. Knights of Babylon, 5:45 p.m. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 19. Krewe of Muses, 6:30 p.m. Uptown, New Orleans, kreweofmuses.org.
Feb. 19. Knights of Chaos, 7 p.m. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 20. Krewe of Hermes, 6 p.m. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 20. Le Krewe d’Etat, 6:30 p.m. Uptown, New Orleans, lekrewedetat.com.
Feb. 20. Krewe of Aquila, 7 p.m. Metairie.
Feb. 20. Krewe of Morpheus, 7:45 p.m. Uptown, New Orleans, kreweofmorpheus.com.
Feb. 20. Krewe of Selene, 6:30 p.m. Fritchie Park to Gause Boulevard, Slidell, kreweofselene.net.
Feb. 20. Krewe of Orpheus, 7 p.m. LA 22 to E. Causeway Approach, Mandeville, pineloon.com.
Feb. 20. Krewe of Aphrodite, 7 p.m. Chalmette.
Feb. 21. New Orleans Most Talked Of Club, 10:45 a.m. Fiesta to Shirley, West Bank.
Feb. 21. Krewe of Iris, 11 a.m. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 21. Krewe of Tucks, 12 p.m. Uptown, New Orleans, kreweoftucks.com.
Feb. 21. Krewe of Endymion, 4:15 p.m. Mid-City, New Orleans, kreweofendymion.org.
Feb. 21. Krewe of Isis, 6 p.m. Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Metairie.
Feb. 21. Knights of Jason, 6:30 p.m. Metairie, knightsofjason.com.
Feb. 21. Krewe of Lul, 12 p.m. Angus Road to Sugarhouse Road, Luling.
Feb. 21. Krewe of Towahpasah, 1 p.m. Reserve Recreation Center loop, Reserve.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Okeanos, 11 a.m. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Thoth, 11:30 a.m. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Mid-City, 12:15 p.m. Uptown, New Orleans, kreweofmid-city.org.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Bacchus, 5:15 p.m. Uptown, New Orleans, kreweofbacchus.org.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Tchefuncte Boat Parade, 2 p.m. Salty’s Marina to City Hall, Madisonville.
Feb. 22. Krewe Du Monde, 12 p.m. U.S. 51 to Belle Terre, LaPlace.
Feb. 22. Des Allemands, 2 p.m. Whitley Road to Lorraine, Des Allemands.
Feb. 22. Corps de Napoleon, 5:30 p.m. Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Metairie, napoleonparade.com.
Feb. 23. Lundi Gras Celebration. 301 Huey P. Long Ave., Gretna (504) 363-1580.
Feb. 23. Krewe of Proteus, 5:15 p.m. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 23. Krewe of Orpheus, 6 p.m. Uptown, New Orleans, kreweoforpheus.net.
Feb. 23. Krewe of Zeus, 6:30 p.m. Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Metairie.
Feb. 24. Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club, 8 a.m. Uptown, New Orleans, kreweofzulu.com.
Feb. 24. Rex, King of Carnival, 10 a.m. Uptown, New Orleans, rexorganization.com.
Feb. 24. Elks Krewe of Orleanians, follows Rex. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 24. Crescent City, after Elks. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 24. Krewe of Argus, 10 a.m. Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Metairie, kreweofargus.net.
Feb. 24. Jefferson Trucks, follows Argus. Metairie.
Feb. 24. Elks Krewe of Jeffersonians, follows Jefferson. Metairie.
Feb. 24. Krewe of Grela, 11 a.m. Columbus to Westbank Expressway, West Bank.
Feb. 24. West Bank Marching Club. (504) 363-1580.
Feb. 24. Sassy Katz Marching Club. Gretna (504) 363-1580.
Feb. 24. Covington Lions Club, 10 a.m. Start/end at Bogue Falaya Shopping Center, Covington.
Feb. 24. Mystic Krewe of Covington, follows Lions. Covington.

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