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Well, Mardi Gras season in Acadiana is upon us, and with it, the first King Cake of the year has arrived at our office! We’ve already started the balls, and festivities will go on right up to Mardi Gras Day, which this year is Tuesday March 4th. If you are looking to get a jump on some of the awesome activities right here in Acadiana, we gotcha covered! From our friends at Lafayette Travel, here is a guide to all things Mardi Gras in Acadiana!

FEBRUARY 14
Krewe des Chiens – People Ball
City Club at River Ranch, Lafayette
7 – 11 p.m.
paradefordogs.com

FEBRUARY 21
Krewe of Andalusia Mardi Gras Parade
Historic Downtown, 102 W Main St, New Iberia  6:30 p.m.  337-367-6466

FEBRUARY 22
Krewe des Chiens Parade for Dogs
Downtown, Lafayette
2 p.m.
paradefordogs.com

Krewe of Carnivale en Rio Mardi Gras Parade
Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette
6:30 p.m.
riolafayette.com

Carencro Mardi Gras Parade
Starts at Carencro High. Ends by Carencro Community Center  11 a.m
carencro.org

Rotary Club Mardi Gras Ball
Cade Community Center, St. Martinville
7 p.m. stmartinville.org

Lake Arthur Mardi Gras Parade
Lake Arthur  2 p.m.  337-774-3675

FEBRUARY 23
Courir de Mardi Gras – Old-Fashion Mardi Gras Run
Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Rd., Lafayette
Vermilionville.org

Scott Mardi Gras Parade
City of Scott Louisiana  1 p.m.
337-269-5155
cityofscott.org

Krewe of Ezana Jeanerette Mardi Gras Parade
Canal, MLK & Main St, Jeanerette
1 p.m.  337-365-1540

FEBRUARY 28
Kick Off Parade
Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette  6:30 p.m.
gomardigras.com

Le Festival de Mardi Gras a Lafayette
Cajun Field, Lafayette
gomardigras.com

FEBRUARY 28 – MARCH 4
Le Festival de Mardi Gras à Lafayette
Live music, carnival midway, local food and parade viewing.Band line-up includes: Geno Delafose, Frank Foster, Chee Weez, Corey Ledet, Molly Ringwalds, Ray Boudreaux, Wayne Toups, Lafayette’s Bayou Boys, Gregg Martinez and more. Cajun Field, Lafayette
gomardigras.com

Cajun Country Mardi Gras
Downtown Eunice – 2nd Street area  337-948-8004

MARCH 1 – 2
Courir de Mardi Gras
Saddle Tramp Club House, Downtown Church Point
churchpointmardigras.com  877-783-2109

MARCH 1
Krewe of Bonaparte Mardi Gras Parade
Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette  6:30 p.m.
gomardigras.com

Children’s Parade
Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette  12:30 p.m.
gomardigras.com

Annual Cornucopia Ball
121 S. New Market, St. Martinville  7 p.m.
337-789-3592

Lake Fausse Pointe Mardi Gras Parade
Lake Fausse Pointe State Park, 5400 Levee Rd, St. Martinville
lastateparks.com

Youngsville Mardi Gras Parade
Public Works building to Fountain View, Youngsville  337-856-4181

Mardi Gras Street Dance
Downtown, Eunice
eunice-la.com

Jennings Mardi Gras Festival & Parade
Founder’s Park, Main St., Jennings
cityofjennings.com/events  337-821-5531

MARCH 2
Old Time Boucherie
Eunice City Hall  10 a.m. eunice-la.comNewcomers Mardi Gras Parade
Main Street, St. Martinville  1 p.m.
337-380-6031Eunice “Little Mardi Gras” (ages 0-16)
Recreation Complex on Sittig Rd., Eunice
9 a.m.
eunice-la.com

MARCH 2 – 4
Carnival D’Acadie (Mardi Gras)
Downtown, Crowley  337-7836-0824
crowley-la.com

MARCH 3
Queen’s Evangeline’s Parade
Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette  6 p.m. gomardigras.comLundi Gras at the Village
Le Vieux Village, 828 E. Landry St.,  Opelousas
cityofopelousas.com

Opelousas Lundi Gras Celebration
Opelousas Civic Center, 1638 Creswell Ln., Opelousas  5:30 – 8 p.m.
337-948-6263
cityofopelousas.com

MARCH 4
Mardi Gras Show at Clark Field
Clark Field Stadium, Lafayette  10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
mardigrasshow.com

King’s Court
Costume contest at 9 a.m. Bands and parade viewing throughout the day. Parc Sans Souci, 201 E. Vermilion St., Lafayette  8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
downtownlafayette.org

Lafayette Mardi Gras Festival Parade
Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette  1 p.m.
gomardigras.com

King’s Gabriel’s Parade
Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette  10 a.m.
gomardigras.com

KADN Fox 15 Independent Parade
Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette  2 p.m.
gomardigras.com

Southwest Mardi Gras Association Pageant & Ball
Heymann Performing Arts Center and Convention Center, Lafayette
8 p.m.  337-291-5540

Grand Marais Mardi Gras Parade
Hwy 90 E. at College Road, Jeanerette  337-365-8185

Krewe of Coteau Mardi Gras Parade
Francis Romero Memorial Park & LA 88, Coteau  337-577-5099

Family Affair Mardi Gras Parade
Main St, Loreauville  337-229-6001

27thTee Mamou-Iota Mardi Gras Folklife Festival
Downtown, Iota  877-783-2109
iotamardigras.com

Krewe Chic-A-La-Pie Mardi Gras Parade
Downtown, Kaplan  337-898-6600

Half Fast Krewe of Frank’s Mardi Gras Parade
E Landry & Bellevue Streets, Opelousas
337-351-6943
cajuntravel.com

Eunice Courir de Mardi Gras
National Guard Armory & Downtown, Eunice
eunice-la.com

Opelousas Downtown Mardi Gras Celebration
Downtown, Opelousas
cityofopelousas.com

Mamou Mardi Gras
Downtown, Mamou  337-468-3105

Old Fashioned Fais-do-do Barn Dance
Lakeview Park & Beach, Eunice
337-457-2881
lvpark.com

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