Jan. 4, 2016 01:42 PM
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LAFAYETTE PARISH SCHEDULE

SATURDAY, JAN. 30 – Carencro Mardi Gras Parade. Starts at Carencro High. Ends by Carencro Community Center. 11 a.m. (337) 896-4147, Carencro.org.

SUNDAY, JAN. 31 – Courir de Mardi Gras - Old-Fashion Mardi Gras Run. Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Rd., Lafayette. (337) 233-4077, Vermilionville.org.

SATURDAY, FEB. 6 – Children’s Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 12:30 p.m. (800) 346-1958, GoMardiGras.com.

SATURDAY, JAN. 30 – Krewe des Chiens Parade for Dogs. Downtown Lafayette. 2 p.m. ParadeForDogs.org.

SATURDAY, JAN. 30 – Krewe of Carnivale en Rio Mardi Gras Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 6:30 p.m. (337) 984-6522, RioLafayette.com.

SUNDAY, JAN. 31 – Scott Mardi Gras Parade. City of Scott. 1 p.m. (337) 269- 5155.

FRIDAY, FEB. 5 – “Kickoff” Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 6 p.m. (800) 346-1958, GoMardiGras.com.

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.

SATURDAY, FEB. 6 – Krewe of Bonaparte Mardi Gras Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 6:30 p.m. (800) 346-1958, GoMardiGras.com.

SATURDAY, FEB. 6 – Youngsville Mardi Gras Parade. Public Works building to Fountain View, Youngsville. (337) 856- 4181.

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.

TUESDAY, FEB. 9 – King Gabriel’s Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 10 a.m. (800) 346-1958, GoMardiGras.com.

TUESDAY, FEB. 9 – Lafayette Mardi Gras Festival Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 1 p.m. (800) 346-1958, GoMardiGras.com.

TUESDAY, FEB. 9 – KADN Fox 15 Independent Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 2:30 p.m. (337) 237-1500, GoMardiGras.com.

TUESDAY, FEB. 9 – Southwest Mardi Gras Association Pageant & Ball. Heymann Performing Arts Center and Frem F. Boustany Convention Center, 1373 S. College Road, Lafayette. (337) 291-5540.


EVENTS IN SURROUNDING CITIES

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. Historic Downtown New Iberia, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., (337) 367- 6466, Facebook.com/KreweofAndalusia.

SATURDAY, JAN. 30 – Rotary Club Mardi Gras Ball. Cade Community Center, St. Martinville. (337) 394-2233, StMartinville.org.

SATURDAY, JAN. 30 – Lake Arthur Mardi Gras Parade. Lake Arthur. (337) 774-3675.

SUNDAY, JAN. 31 – Grand Marais Mardi Gras Children’s Dance. Mon Ami, 7304 E. Hwy. 90, Jeanerette, 3 - 6 p.m., (337) 365-8185, www.facebook.com/monami.grandmarais

SUNDAY, JAN. 31 - Krewe of Ezana Mardi Gras Parade. Main Street, Pellerin and Martin Luther King, Jeanerette, 1 - 4 p.m., (337) 255-9539.

FEB. 5 - 9 – Cajun Country Mardi Gras. Downtown Eunice - 2nd Street area. (337) 948-8004, Eunice-LA.com.

FEB. 5 - 8 – Grand Marais Mardi Gras Dances. 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

SATURDAY, FEB. 6 – La Grande Boucherie. Magnolia City Park, St. Martinville. (337) 394-2233, CajunCountry.org.

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.

SATURDAY, FEB. 6 – Annual Cornucopia Ball. 121 S. New Market, St. Martinville. (337) 789-3592.

SATURDAY, FEB. 6 – Lake Fausse Pointe Mardi Gras Parade. Lake Fausse Pointe State Park, 5400 Levee Road, St. Martinville. 2 p.m. (888) 677-7200, IberiaTravel.com.

SATURDAY, FEB. 6 – Mardi Gras Street Dance. Downtown, Eunice. (337) 457- 7389, Eunice-LA.com.

SATURDAY, FEB. 6 – Jennings Mardi Gras Festival & Parade. Founder’s Park, Main St., Jennings. (337) 821-5532, CityOfJennings.com/Events.

SATURDAY, FEB. 6 - 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, Facebook.com/pages/Lake-Fausse-Pointe-State-Park

SUNDAY, FEB. 7 – Newcomers Mardi Gras Parade. Main Street, St. Martinville. (337) 380-6031.

SUNDAY, FEB. 7 – Eunice “Little Mardi Gras” (ages 0-16). Northwest Community Center, Eunice. (337) 457-7389, Eunice-LA.com.

SUNDAY, FEB. 7 – Old Time Boucherie. Eunice City Hall. (337) 457-7389, Eunice-LA.com.

FEB. 7 - 9 – Carnival D’Acadie (Mardi Gras). Downtown Crowley. (337) 783- 0824, Crowley-LA.com.

MONDAY, FEB. 8 – Lundi Gras Celebration. Opelousas Civic Center. (800) 424-5442, CityOfOpelousas.com.

TUESDAY, FEB. 9 – Grand Marais Mardi Gras Parade. Highway 90 and College Road, Jeanerette, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., (337) 365-8185, Facebook.com/monami.grandmarais

TUESDAY, FEB. 9 – Krewe of Coteau Mardi Gras Parade. Francis Romero Memorial Park and LA 88, Coteau, 1 p.m., (337) 577-5099, IberiaTravel.com.

TUESDAY, FEB. 9 – Family Affair Mardi Gras Parade. Main Street, Loreauville, 2 - 3 p.m., (337) 229-6001, IberiaTravel.com.

TUESDAY, FEB. 9 – 29th Annual Tee Mamou-Iota Mardi Gras Folklife Festival. Downtown Iota. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 877-783- 2109, IotaMardiGras.com.

TUESDAY, FEB. 9 – Krewe Chic-A- La-Pie Mardi Gras Parade. Downtown Kaplan. 2 p.m. Free. (337) 643-6554.

TUESDAY, FEB. 9 – Half Fast Krewe of Frank’s Mardi Gras Parade. Opelousas. (337) 407-2288, CajunTravel.com.

TUESDAY, FEB. 9 – Eunice Courir de Mardi Gras. National Guard Armory & Downtown Eunice. (337) 457-7389, Eunice-LA.com.

TUESDAY, FEB. 9 – Opelousas Downtown Mardi Gras Celebration. Downtown Opelousas. (337) 948-6263, CityOfOpelousas.com.

TUESDAY, FEB. 9 – Mamou Mardi Gras. Downtown Mamou. (337) 468-3175, EvangelineTourism.com/Festivals.aspx.

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