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Lafayette Mardi Gras 2014 Schedule February 28 – March 4, 2014 

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

FEBRUARY 16
Courir de Mardi Gras - Old-Fashion Mardi Gras Run
Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Rd., Lafayette.
www.Vermilionville.org

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.
www.paradefordogs.com

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

Carencro Mardi Gras Parade
Carencro High to Carencro Community Center. 11 a.m.
www.carencro.org

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

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

FEBRUARY 23
Scott Mardi Gras Parade
City of Scott Louisiana. 1 p.m.
337-269-5155 www.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.
www.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.
www.gomardigras.com

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

MARCH 1
Mardi Gras at the Market
Lafayette Farmers & Artisans Market, Lafayette. 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
www.marketatthehorsefarm.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

MARCH 2
Old Time Boucherie
Eunice City Hall. 10 a.m.
www.eunice-la.com

Newcomers Mardi Gras Parade
Main Street, St. Martinville. 1 p.m.
337-380-6031

Eunice "Little Mardi Gras" (ages 0-16)
Recreation Complex on Sittig Rd., Eunice. 9 a.m.
www.eunice-la.com

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

MARCH 3
Queen's Evangeline's Parade
Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 6 p.m.
www.gomardigras.com

Lundi Gras at the Village
Le Vieux Village, 828 E. Landry St., Opelousas
www.cityofopelousas.com

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

Lundi Gras Celebration with Roddie Romero & Marc Broussard
Blue Moon Saloon & Guesthouse, 215 E. Convent St., Lafayette.
www.bluemoonpresents.com

MARCH 4 - Mardi Gras Day!
King's Court
Parc Sans Souci, 201 E. Vermilion St., Lafayette. 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
www.downtownlafayette.org

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

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

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

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

Southwest Mardi Gras Association Pageant & Ball
Heymann Performing Arts 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 Street Loreauville.
337-229-6001

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

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

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

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

Opelousas Downtown Mardi Gras Celebration
Downtown, Opelousas.
www.cityofopelousas.com

Mamou Mardi Gras
Downtown, Mamou
337-468-3105

Old Fashioned Fais-do-do Barn Dance
Lakeview Park & Beach, Eunice.
337

Parade route maps: Click Here for a printable PDF version of the map.
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