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Fat Tuesday Fêtes

01/22/2016 08:00AM ● Published by Aimee Cormier

By Wynce Nolley / Submitted Photos


Sunday, Jan. 24  

Krewe of Ezana Jeanerette Mardi Gras Parade. 

Canal, MLK & Main St, Jeanerette. 1 p.m. (337) 255-9539, IberiaTravel.com.


Friday, Jan. 29

Krewe of Andalusia Mardi Gras Parade 

Enjoy a Mardi Gras parade with marching bands, dance groups and Mardi Gras royalty. The parade route will be from Bank Street down Main Street to Jefferson, cross bridge down Front Street to Duperier Street, left on Marie Street to City Park. Historic Downtown New Iberia, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., (337) 367-6466, Facebook.com/KreweofAndalusia. 


Saturday, Jan. 30

Carencro Mardi Gras Parade. 

Starts at Carencro High. Ends by Carencro Community Center. 11 a.m. (337) 896-4147, Carencro.org.

 

Krewe des Chiens Parade for Dogs. 

Downtown, Lafayette. 2 p.m. ParadeForDogs.org.

 

Krewe of Carnivale en Rio Mardi Gras Parade. 

Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 6:30 p.m. (337) 984-6522, RioLafayette.com.

 

Rotary Club Mardi Gras Ball. 

Cade Community Center, St. Martinville. (337) 394-2233, StMartinville.org.

 

Lake Arthur Mardi Gras Parade. 

Lake Arthur. (337) 774-3675.


Sunday, Jan. 31

Scott Mardi Gras Parade. 

City of Scott. 1 p.m. (337) 269-5155.


Krewe of Ezana Mardi Gras Parade

Mardi Gras parade with marching bands, dance groups and Mardi Gras royalty. Main Street, Pellerin and Martin Luther King, Jeanerette, 1 - 4 p.m., (337) 255-9539.


Grand Marais Mardi Gras Children’s Dance

Costume judging at 4:30 p.m. Winners will be announced and will ride in the parade. Admission fee. Mon Ami, 7304 E. Hwy. 90, Jeanerette, 3 - 6 p.m., (337) 365-8185, www.facebook.com/monami.grandmarais


Courir de Mardi Gras

Old-Fashion Mardi Gras Run. Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Rd., Lafayette. (337) 233-4077, Vermilionville.org.


Friday, Feb. 5

“Kickoff” Parade. 

Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 6 p.m. (800) 346-1958, GoMardiGras.com.


Friday-Monday, Feb. 5 - 8

Grand Marais Mardi Gras Dances 

Costume judging at 11 p.m. Fri. - Sat., and at 10 p.m. Sun. - Mon. Admission fee. Mon Ami, 7304 E. Hwy. 90, Jeanerette, Fri. - Sat. 9 p.m. - 2 a.m., Sun. 7 p.m. - midnight, Mon. 9 p.m. - 2 a.m., (337) 365-8185, www.facebook.com/monami.grandmarais


Friday-Tuesday, Feb. 5 - 9

Le Festival de Mardi Gras a Lafayette.

Cajun Field, Lafayette. Carnival rides & games, live music, food vendors and parades rolling through the festival grounds. (800) 346-1958, GoMardiGras.com.


Cajun Country Mardi Gras. 

Downtown Eunice - 2nd Street area. (337) 948-8004, Eunice-LA.com.


Saturday, Feb. 6

Children’s Parade. 

Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 12:30 p.m. (800) 346-1958, GoMardiGras.com.


Krewe of Bonaparte Mardi Gras Parade. 

Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 6:30 p.m. (800) 346-1958, GoMardiGras.com.

 

Youngsville Mardi Gras Parade. 

Public Works building to Fountain View, Youngsville. (337) 856-4181.


La Grande Boucherie. 

Magnolia City Park, St. Martinville. (337) 394-2233, CajunCountry.org.


Annual Cornucopia Ball. 

121 S. New Market, St. Martinville. (337) 789-3592.

 

Lake Fausse Pointe Mardi Gras Parade.

Lake Fausse Pointe State Park, 5400 Levee Road, St. Martinville. 2 p.m. (888) 677-7200, IberiaTravel.com.


Lake Fausse Pointe Mardi Gras Parade.

Mardi Gras parade with marching bands, dance groups and music. Lake Fausse Pointe State Park, 5400 Levee Road, St. Martinville, 2 p.m., 888-677-7200, Crt.state.la.us/parks/ilakefaus.aspx, Facebook.com/pages/Lake-Fausse-Pointe-State-Park


Mardi Gras Street Dance. 

Downtown Eunice. (337) 457-7389, Eunice-LA.com.

 

Jennings Mardi Gras Festival & Parade. 

Founder’s Park, Main St., Jennings. (337) 821-5532, CityOfJennings.com/Events.

 

Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 6 - 7

55th Annual Cajun Courir de Mardi Gras Run. 

Saddle Tramp Club House, 1036 E. Ebey St., Downtown for parades, Church Point. (877) 783-2109, ChurchPointMardiGras.com.


Sunday, Feb. 7

Newcomers Mardi Gras Parade. 

Main Street, St. Martinville.  (337) 380-6031.

 

Eunice “Little Mardi Gras.” 

(ages 0-16). Northwest Community Center, Eunice. (337) 457-7389, Eunice-LA.com.

 

Old Time Boucherie. 

Eunice City Hall. (337) 457-7389, Eunice-LA.com.

 

Sunday-Tuesday, Feb. 7 - 9

Carnival D’Acadie (Mardi Gras).

Downtown, Crowley. Fair, live music and street dance, costume contests, parade. (337) 783-0824, Crowley-LA.com.


Monday, Feb. 8

Queen Evangeline’s Parade.

Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 6 p.m. (800) 346-1958, GoMardiGras.com.


Tuesday, Feb. 9

Mardi Gras Show at Clark Field.

Clark Field Stadium, Lafayette. MardiGrasShow.com.

 

29th Annual Tee Mamou-Iota Mardi Gras Folklife Festival. 

Downtown, Iota. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (877) 783-2109, IotaMardiGras.com.


King Gabriel’s Parade. 

Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 10 a.m. (800) 346-1958, GoMardiGras.com.


Grand Marais Mardi Gras Parade.

Annual Mardi Gras parade with lots of floats, bands, dance groups, Mardi Gras royalty, Grand Marshal and tons of throws. Elaborate and colorful costumes. Highway 90 and College Road, Jeanerette, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., (337) 365-8185, Facebook.com/monami.grandmarais 


Lafayette Mardi Gras Festival Parade.

Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 1 p.m. (800) 346-1958, GoMardiGras.com.


Krewe of Coteau Mardi Gras Parade.

Mardi Gras parade with marching bands, dance groups, music. Francis Romero Memorial Park and LA 88, Coteau, 1 p.m., (337) 577-5099, IberiaTravel.com.


Krewe Chic-A-La-Pie Mardi Gras Parade. 

Downtown, Kaplan. Family-friendly, old-fashioned Mardi Gras parade. 2 pm. Free. 

(337) 643-6554.


KADN Fox 15 Independent Parade. 

Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 2:30 p.m. (337) 237-1500, GoMardiGras.com.


Family Affair Mardi Gras Parade .

Mardi Gras parade with marching bands, dance groups, music. Main Street, Loreauville, 2 - 3 p.m., (337) 229-6001, IberiaTravel.com. 


Southwest Mardi Gras Association Pageant & Ball. 

Heymann Performing Arts Center and Frem F. Boustany Convention Center, 1373 S. College Road, Lafayette. (337) 291-5540.


Half Fast Krewe of Frank’s Mardi Gras Parade. 

Opelousas. (337) 407-2288, CajunTravel.com.

 

Eunice Courir de Mardi Gras. 

National Guard Armory & Downtown, Eunice. (337) 457-7389, Eunice-LA.com.

 

Opelousas Downtown Mardi Gras Celebration. 

Downtown, Opelousas. (337) 948-6263, CityOfOpelousas.com.

 

Mamou Mardi Gras. 

Downtown, Mamou. (337) 468-3175, EvangelineTourism.com/Festivals.aspx.


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