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2017 Louisiana Mardi Gras Parade Schedule



Baton Rouge and Louisiana Fesitvals February 2013

Festivals held in February are few and far between, IF you don't count Baton RougeMardi Gras. State wideNew Orleans Parade Schedules



Louisiana wide Mardi Gras Parade list. Dates vary on when Mardi Gras Day occurs. Check the website for details.

BATON ROUGE

  • ARTEMIS, Parade rolls downtown at 7 p.m. for Artemis, an all-female parading krewe that puts on a full-length New Orleans-style night parade. Route includes River Road, Fourth Street, Main Street, Ninth Street, Laurel and Convention.  www.kreweofartemis.net.

HOUMA

  • HERCULES, 6 p.m. http://www.lafourche.com.

MANDEVILLE

  • EVE, 7 p.m. http://www.stpgov.org.

NEW IBERIA

  • ANDALUSIA, 6 p.m., Main Street, New Iberia. Krewe de Fou, Krewe of Camelot, numerous bands, dance groups, marching bands and visiting royalty. (888) 942-3742 or www.iberiatravel.com.

NEW ORLEANS AREA

  • OSHUN, New Orleans, 6 p.m.
  • CLEOPATRA, Algiers, 6:30 p.m.
  • PYGMALION, New Orleans, 6:45 p.m.
  • EXCALIBUR, Metairie, 7 p.m.
  • ATLAS, Metairie, 7:30 p.m., http://www.nola.com.

SLIDELL

  • MONA LISA & MOON PIE, 7 p.m., Olde Towne Slidell. Theme is “Mona Lisa’s Train of Thought.” The signature throws (moon pies) will be flying.


ABITA SPRINGS

  • PUSH MOW, 11 a.m. http://www.stpgov.org.

BATON ROUGE

  • SPRINT MARDI GRAS MAMBO 10K,  starts at 8:30 a.m. at the Sheraton Atrium, loops through the LSU campus, and returns downtown. (225) 382-3596.
  • KREWE MYSTIQUE DE LA CAPITALE, 2 p.m. parade rolls downtown. This krewe celebrates 33 years of parading in Baton Rouge. Family-oriented and fun for all ages. http://www.krewemystique.com.
  • ORION, Parade rolls at 6:30 p.m. starting near Government St. and St. Philip. This New Orleans-style parade features lighted floats, costumed and masked riders, and plenty of great throws. http://www.kreweoforion.com.

CHAUVIN

  • BAYOU PETIT CAILLOU, noon. http://www.louisianacajun.com.

COVINGTON

  • OLYMPIA, 6 p.m. http://www.stpgov.org

DENHAM SPRINGS

  • DENHAM SPRINGS, (225) 665-8608. Parade rolls at 3 p.m. beginning at Denham Springs High School. This year’s theme is “Enchanted Evening.” (225) 791-2957.

HEAD OF ISLAND

  • DIVERSION MARDI GRAS BOAT PARADE, noon, starting one mile east of La. 16 bridge on the Amite River, and ending at the La. 22 bridge on Diversion Canal. Ends at Manny’s Bar for an after-party. Proceeds benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

HOUMA

  • AQUARIUS, 6:30 p.m. http://www.lafourche.com.

LAFAYETTE

  • KREWE DES CHIENS, noon lineup in front of the Federal Courthouse, costume contest 1 p.m. Krewe members and their people parade and party at this event. http://www.paradefordogs.com.
  • CARNIVALE EN RIO, 6:30 p.m., Lafayette. Brazilian excitement with more than 600 riders on 22 floats. Make a poster to get the best beads. (337) 233-2503 or http://www.kreweofrio.com

LAKE ARTHUR

  • LAKE ARTHUR MARDI GRAS PARADE, 2 p.m., Main Street. Marching bands, colorful floats. decorated cars and beads. (337) 774-2211.

LAROSE

  • KREWE DES T-CAJUN, noon, Larose. http://www.visitlafourche.com

MAUREPAS

  • ST. AMANT MARDI GRAS BOAT PARADE, 12:30 p.m., Canal Bank Club.
  • NEW ORLEANS AREA
  • CHOCTAW, 11:00 a.m., Gretna.
  • ADONIS, 11:45 a.m., Gretna.
  • GLADIATORS, St. Bernard, 1 p.m.
  • PONTCHARTRAIN, 2 p.m., New Orleans, http://www.nola.com.
  • CAESAR, 6 p.m., Metairie.
  • SPARTA, 6 p.m., New Orleans.
  • PEGASUS, 6:45 p.m., New Orleans.


ADDIS

  • ADDIS VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT. & LADIES AUXILIARY MARDI GRAS PARADE, 11 a.m., First Street. This year’s theme is “Jazzin’ It Up.” (225) 749-8121.

BATON ROUGE

  • MYSTIC KREWE OF MUTTS, 1 p.m. start at North Boulevard and Third Street downtown. Fundraiser for Capital Area Animal Welfare Society. http://www.caaws.org.

HOUMA

  • HYACINTHIANS, 12:30 p.m. http://www.lafourche.com.
  • TITANS, follows Hyacinthians, Houma.

JEANERETTE

  • EZANA: 1 p.m., Canal and Main Street, Jeanerette. (337) 577-3528 or http://www.iberiatravel.com.

LAROSE

  • VERSAILLES, noon, Larose. http://www.visitlafourche.com.

NEW ORLEANS AREA

  • ALLA, Algiers, noon
  • BARKUS, 2 p.m., French Quarter.  Dog parade.
  • CARROLLTON, noon, New Orleans.
  • KING ARTHUR, 1:15 p.m., New Orleans.
  • NEMESIS, 2 p.m., Chalmette.
  • RHEA, 1 p.m., Metairie.
  • CENTURIONS, 5:30 p.m., Metairie.
  • DRUIDS, 6:30 p.m., New Orleans.

SCOTT

  • SCOTT SBA MARDI GRAS PARADE, 1 p.m. parade, 3 p.m. chicken chase and dance. (337) 269-5155.

SLIDELL

  • DIONYSUS, 1:30 p.m. http://www.stpgov.org.

VERMILIONVILLE

  • COURIR DE MARDI GRAS RUN, 10:30 a.m., Vermilionville. Join the Basile Mardi Gras Association and their krewe as they run through the village with antics and laughter, to collect the makings for a celebration feast. (337) 233-4077.

THIBODAUX

  • AMBROSIA, 12:30 p.m. http://www.visitlafourche.com.
  • SHAKA, 2 p.m. http://www.visitlafourche.com.



NEW ORLEANS AREA

  • ANCIENT DRUIDS, 6:30 p.m., Uptown.
  • THOR, 7 p.m., Metairie.



NEW ORLEANS AREA

  • BABYLON, 5:45 p.m., New Orleans.
  • MUSES, 6:15 p.m., New Orleans.
  • CHAOS, 6:30 p.m., New Orleans.


BATON ROUGE

  • SOUTHDOWNS, 7 p.m. in the Southdowns neighborhood off of Perkins Road. http://www.southdowns.org.

HOUMA

  • APHRODITE, 6:30 p.m. http://www.lafourche.com.

LAFAYETTE

  • FRIDAY NIGHT MARDI GRAS PARADE, 6:30 p.m. http://www.lafayettetravel.com.

MANDEVILLE

  • ORPHEUS, 7 p.m. http://www.stpgov.org.

MORGAN CITY

  • ADONIS, 7 p.m., starts at Brashear Avenue and Federal Avenue. Mardi Gras festivities. http://www.cajuncoast.com.

NEW ORLEANS AREA

  • HERMES, 6 p.m., New Orleans.
  • D’ETAT, 6 p.m., New Orleans.
  • MORPHEUS, 7 p.m., New Orleans.

SLIDELL

  • SELENE, 6:30 p.m. http://www.stpgov.org.


LAFAYETTE

  • LE FESTIVAL DE MARDI GRAS A LAFAYETTE, Cajun Field, Lafayette. Annual festival features daily live entertainment, a gigantic midway and food. For information, visit http://www.lafayettetravel.com


BALDWIN

  • CITY OF BALDWIN PARADE, 11 a.m., Main Street at the Sager-Brown Facility. http://www.cajuncoast.com.

BAYOU VISTA

  • DIONYSUS, 2 p.m., starting on Delmar Street. http://www.cajuncoast.com.

BATON ROUGE

  • SPANISH TOWN, the pink-hued parade rolls at noon, beginning at the State Capitol downtown. http://www.spanishtownmardigras.com.

BUSH

  • BUSH PARADE, 9 a.m. http://www.stpgov.org.

CARENCRO

  • MARDI GRAS PARADE, 11 a.m., University Avenue from Butcher Switch Road to Railroad Street. (337) 896-4147.

CYPREMORT

  1. CYPREMORT POINT PARADE, 1 p.m. http://www.cajuncoast.com.

GOLDEN MEADOW

  • ATLANTIS, 1 p.m. http://www.visitlafourche.com.

HOUMA

  • MARDI GRAS, 6:30 p.m. http://www.lafourche.com.

JENNINGS

  • JENNINGS PARADE & FESTIVAL: Main Street. Family-oriented parade followed by live entertainment, food and fun. http://www.cityofjennings.com.

LAFAYETTE

  • CHILDREN’S PARADE, 12:30 p.m. http://www.lafayettetravel.com
  • BONAPARTE, 6:30 p.m. http://www. lafayettetravel.com.

LAKE CHARLES

  • OMEGA, 2 p.m. http://www.swlamardigras.com
  • BARKUS, 3 p.m. http://www.swlamardigras.com

LAROSE

  • BABYLON, 6 p.m.,  http://www.visitlafourche.com.
  • BON TEMPS, 6:30 p.m. http://www.visitlafourche.com.

LOCKPORT

  • APOLLO, noon. http://www.lafourche.com.

LULING

  • LUL, noon, Luling. (985) 785-6811.

MARINGOUIN

  • MARINGOUIN, 1 p.m., Landry Street. Refreshments and live entertain-ment begin at 9 a.m. Theme is “They All Asked For You.” (225) 625-3388.

NEW IBERIA

  • LAKE FAUSSE POINTE PARADE: 2 p.m., Lake Fausse Pointe State Park, 5400 Levee Road, St. Martinville. Marching bands, dance groups, parade and royalty. (888) 942-3742 or http://www.iberiatravel.com.

NEW ORLEANS AREA

  • NOMTOC, 10:45 a.m., Algiers.
  • IRIS, 11 a.m., New Orleans.
  • TUCKS, noon, New Orleans.
  • ENDYMION, 4:15 p.m., New Orleans. Parade returns to its mid-city route that includes Orleans, Canal, St. Charles, Loyola and Julia.
  • ISIS, 6:30 p.m., Metairie.

RESERVE

  • TOWAHPASAH, 1 p.m., Reserve.

SPRINGFIELD

  • WRECKS BOAT PARADE, 1 p.m., Tickfaw River.

YOUNGSVILLE

  • MARDI GRAS PARADE, time TBA,  starts at the Public Works building and ends at Fountain View. (337) 856-4181.


BRUSLY

  • LADIES OF PEARL, noon, Alexander Park, Brusly. (225) 202-5276.

EUNICE

  • OLD TIME BOUCHERIE, 10 a.m., City Hall. Traditional boucherie, live music, food and dancing. http://www.eunice-la.com.
  • LITTLE MARDI GRAS, 3 p.m. parade, with run and other events beginning at 10 a.m., downtown. Children up to age 16 ride on trailers and trucks to locations throughout town chasing chickens and celebrating Mardi Gras. http://www.eunice-la.com.

GOLDEN MEADOW

  • NEREIDS, 6 p.m. http://www.lafourche.com.

HOUMA

  • TERREANIANS, 12:30 p.m. http://www.lafourche.com.
  • TUT, follows Terreanians.

LAKE CHARLES

  • KREWE DU LAC’S CHILDREN’S PARADE, noon. http://www.swlamardigras.com
  • KREWE DU LAC LIGHTED BOAT PARADE, 6:30 p.m. http://www.swlamardigras.com

LIVONIA

  • LIVONIA CARNIVAL ASSOCIATION, 1 p.m., starting at Hwy. 190. (225) 637-3105.

MADISONVILLE

  • TCHEFUNCTE, 2 p.m. Boat parade. http://www.stpgov.org.

MONTEGUT

  • KREWE OF MONTEGUT, 2 p.m. http://www.lafourche.com.

MORGAN CITY

  • GALATEA, 2 p.m., Second Street, Morgan City. Features 16 floats and up to 16 marching bands. http://www.cajuncoast.com.

NEW ORLEANS AREA

  • OKEANOS, 11 a.m., New Orleans.
  • MID-CITY, 11:45 p.m., New Orleans.
  • THOTH, noon, New Orleans.
  • BACCHUS, 5:15 p.m., New Orleans. Route includes Napoleon, St. Charles, Canal and Tchoupitoulas.
  • NAPOLEON, 5:30 p.m., Metairie.

PORT ALLEN

  • GOOD FRIENDS OF THE OAKS, 1 p.m., (225) 344-9118.

THIBODAUX

  • CLEOPHAS, 12:30 p.m. http://www.lafourche.com.
  • CHRONOS, follows Cleophas. http://www.lafourche.com



EUNICE

  • LUNDI GRAS STREET DANCE, noon-midnight, Second Street. Street dance featuring Cajun bands to ring in Mardi Gras. http://www.eunice-la.com.

HOUMA

  • CLEOPATRA, 6:30 p.m. http://www.lafourche.com.

LAFAYETTE

  • QUEEN’S PARADE, 6 p.m. http://www.lafayettetravel.com.

NEW ORLEANS AREA

  • PROTEUS, 5:15 p.m., New Orleans.
  • ORPHEUS, 6 p.m., New Orleans. Route includes Napoleon, St. Charles and Canal.
  • ZEUS, 6:30 p.m., Metairie.

PATTERSON

  • AMANI, 2 p.m., Patterson. (985) 395-5205.

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CHACKBAY

  • CHOUPIC, 2 p.m. http://www.visitlafourche.com.

COTEAU

  • COTEAU, 1 p.m., Coteau Ballpark, Coteau. (888) 942-3742 or http://www.iberiatravel.com.

COVINGTON

  • LIONS, 10 a.m. http://www.stpgov.org.
  • COVINGTON, follows Lions. http://www.stpgov.org.

EUNICE

  • COURIR DE MARDI GRAS, all day beginning at 8 a.m. Live music, food, chicken chase with traditional costumes, activities downtown throughout the day, 3 p.m. truck parade, etc. http://www.eunice-la.com.

GALLIANO

  • KREWE OF NEPTUNE, noon.

GHEENS

  • GHEENS, 11 a.m. http://www.visitlafourche.com.

FOLSOM

  • FOLSOM, 1:30 p.m. http://www.stpgov.org.

FRANKLIN

  • ALL-KREWES, 1 p.m., starting at Franklin Senior High School on Main Street. http://www.cajuncoast.com.

HOUMA

  • HOUMAS, 11 a.m. http://www.lafourche.com.
  • KAJUNS, follows Houmas. http://www.lafourche.com.

IOTA

  • TEE MAMOU-IOTA MARDI GRAS FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL, 8 a.m.-midnight, downtown Iota. Prairie Cajun Mardi Gras with Cajun and zydeco music all day, Cajun food and crafts, children’s tent, etc. http://www.iotamardigras.com.

JEANERETTE

  • GRAND MARAIS, 11 a.m., College Road and Hwy. 90. Marching bands, parade, dance groups and more. (888) 942-3742 or http://www.iberiatravel.com.

KAPLAN

  • CHIC-A-LA-PIE, 2 p.m., downtown. Old-fashioned Mardi Gras parade. http://www.MostCajun.com

LACOMBE

  • SKUNKS, 1 p.m.
  • CHAHTA, 1:30 p.m. http;//www.stpgov.org.

LAFAYETTE

  • KING’S COURT MARDI GRAS, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Parc Sans Souci, Lafayette. Costume contest with theme of “Sportsman’s Paradise.” Family fun all day.
  • KING’S PARADE, 10 a.m., Lafayette. The parade honors King Gabriel, reigning royalty for the Lafayette Carnival. http://www.lafayettetravel.com.
  • LAFAYETTE MARDI GRAS ASSOCIATION PARADE, 1 p.m. http://www.lafayettetravel.com.
  • INDEPENDENT PARADE, 2 p.m. http://www.lafayettetravel.com

LOREAUVILLE

  • FAMILY AFFAIR MARDI GRAS ASSOCIATION, 2 p.m., Main Street, Loreauville. (888) 942-3742 or http://www.iberiatravel.com.

MAMOU

  • MAMOU MARDI GRAS, 8 am.-until, downtown. Cajun-style celebration with costumed men on horseback chasing chickens and collecting food items for the town’s communal gumbo. (337) 468-3105.

MONTEGUT

  • BONNE TERRE, 4 p.m. http://www.lafourche.com.

MORGAN CITY

  • HEPHAESTUS, 2 p.m. Route includes Sixth St., Marguerite, Ninth St., Brashear, Victor II and Myrtle.

NEW ORLEANS AREA

  • ZULU, 8 a.m., New Orleans. Route includes Jackson, St. Charles, Basin and Orleans.
  • REX, 10 a.m., New Orleans. Route includes Napoleon, St. Charles and Canal.
  • ARGUS, 10 a.m., Metairie.
  • GRELA, 11 a.m., Gretna.
  • KREWE OF BES, noon, West Bank
  • ELKS ORLEANIANS, follows Rex.
  • CRESCENT CITY, follows Elks Orleanians
  • ELKS JEFFERSONIAN, follows Crescent City.
  • KREWE OF JEFFERSON, follows Elks Jeffersonians.

NEW ROADS

  • COMMUNITY CENTER CARNIVAL CLUB, 11 a.m. Theme is “A World of Cultures: Together We Make One.” Thirty floats, six bands, great throws, several drill units. http://www.newroadsmardigras.com.
  • NEW ROADS LIONS CARNIVAL: 1:30 p.m. Thirty floats, nine bands, great throws, several drill units. Theme is “Scenes From Around the World.” http://www.newroadsmardigras.com.

OPELOUSAS

  • HALF-FAST KREWE OF FRANK’S, 11 a.m. parade, East Landry Street, Opelousas. Family and friends join in the spirit of Mardi Gras. http://www.cajuntravel.com.

THIBODAUX

  • GHANA, 11 a.m. http://www.visitlafourche.com.

LAKE CHARLES

  • CHARLIE SIOUX, 10 a.m. http://www.swlamardigras.com
  • RED HAT, 10:30 a.m. http://www.swlamardigras.com
  • PAST KREWES ROYALTY PARADE, follows Red Hat. http://www.swlamardigras.com
  • KREWE DU LAC-KREWE OF KREWES, 5:30 p.m. http://www.swlamardigras.com

The Advocate Editor’s note: The times listed here are the most recent available at press time. Several towns and cities have reserved the right to change parade times by 30 minutes to an hour due to traffic concerns, weather and other factors. Check the websites for changes or updated information.


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