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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!

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

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

Krewe des Chiens Parade for Dogs
Downtown, Lafayette
2 p.m.

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

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

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

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

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

Scott Mardi Gras Parade
City of Scott Louisiana  1 p.m.

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

Kick Off Parade
Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette  6:30 p.m.

Le Festival de Mardi Gras a Lafayette
Cajun Field, Lafayette

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

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  877-783-2109

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

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

Annual Cornucopia Ball
121 S. New Market, St. Martinville  7 p.m.

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

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

Mardi Gras Street Dance
Downtown, Eunice

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

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.

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

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

Opelousas Lundi Gras Celebration
Opelousas Civic Center, 1638 Creswell Ln., Opelousas  5:30 – 8 p.m.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

Eunice Courir de Mardi Gras
National Guard Armory & Downtown, Eunice

Opelousas Downtown Mardi Gras Celebration
Downtown, Opelousas

Mamou Mardi Gras
Downtown, Mamou  337-468-3105

Old Fashioned Fais-do-do Barn Dance
Lakeview Park & Beach, Eunice

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