Acadiana Mardi Gras Schedule and Events

Check back often for the most updated Mardi Gras schedule for the Acadiana area and surrounding areas. Send us your events! Email details to danita@kxkc.com.

ACADIA PARISH

FEB 11 – Mermentau Cove Courir de Mardi Gras de L’anse – 1174 Lafosse Rd, Morse.

FEB 18 – Rayne Mardi Gras Parade & Southern Style Cookoff – Rayne Pavillion. Parade at 3pm. 4-7pm Cookoff.

FEB 18 – Church Point Children’s Courir de Mardi Gras – 1036 E Ebey-Saddle Tramp House, Church Point. Begins at 8:30 am. Downtown for parade at 12:30 pm. Awards at 1:00 pm.

FEB 19 – Courir de Mardi Gras in Church Point  1036 E Ebey-Saddle Tramp House, Church Point. Courir begins at 8:00 am and ends at 1:30 pm

FEB 21 – Carnival D’Acadie – Downtown Crowley. Fair, live music and street dance, costume contests, parade. 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.

EVANGELINE PARISH

FEB 18 – Mamou Mardi Gras – Downtown Mamou. 

FEB 21 – No Limit Riders Annual Mardi Gras Run – Mamou. The riders finish up the run by riding down 6th St where a band will be set up at the intersection of 6th and Main St.

FEB 21 – Mamou Mardi Gras Parade – 10:00 am. The parade will start at Lyons Market located on Poinciana Ave and will turn off of Poinciana onto Cajun Dr ending at the Chevron on 6th St around 1:30 pm.

IBERIA PARISH

FEB 3 – Bayou Mardi Gras Parade – New Iberia. Family-styled Mardi Gras celebration on the banks of the Bayou Teche on Historic Main St. Parade starts at 7pm.

FEB 12 – Grand Marais Mardi Gras Children’s Dance – Mon Ami, 7304 E Hwy 90, Jeanerette. 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Costume judging at 4:30 pm. Winners will be announced and will ride in the parade.

FEB 17-20 – Grand Marais Mardi Gras Dances – Mon Ami, 7304 E Hwy 90, Jeanerette. Fri-Sat 9:00 pm – 2:00 am. Sun 7:00 pm – 12:00 am, Mon 9:00 pm – 2:00 am. Costume judging at 11:00 pm Fri-Sat and at 10:00 pm Sun-Mon. Admission fee.

FEB 21 – Grand Marais Mardi Gras Parade – Hwy 90 E at College Rd, Jeanerette. 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. 

FEB 21 – Krewe of Coteau Mardi Gras Parade – Francis Romero Memorial Park & LA 88, Coteau. 1:00 pm. 

FEB 21 – Family Affair Mardi Gras Parade – Main St, Loreauville. 2:00 pm. 

LAFAYETTE PARISH

FEB 17 – “Kick-Off” Parade – Pontiac Point to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 6:30 pm. 

FEB 18 – Krewe of Bonaparte Mardi Gras Parade – Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 6:30 pm. 

FEB 18 – Children’s Parade – Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 12:30 pm. 

FEB 18 – Youngsville Mardi Gras Parade – Public Works building to Fountain View, Youngsville. 11:00 am. 

FEB 20 – Queen Evangeline’s Parade – Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 6:00 pm. 

FEB 21 – King Gabriel’s Parade – Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 10:00 am. 

FEB 21 – Lafayette Mardi Gras Festival Parade – Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 1:00 pm. 

FEB 21 – Independent Parade – Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 2:30 pm. 

FEB 10 – Krewe de Canailles Walking Parade – Downtown Lafayette, 7:00 pm. 

FEB 11 – Carencro Mardi Gras Parde – Starts at Carencro High and ends by Carencro Community Center. 10:00 am. 

FEB 11 – Krewe des Chiens Parade – Downtown Lafayette, 12:00 pm. 

FEB 11 – Krewe of Carnivale en Rio Mardi Gras Parade – Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 6:30 pm. 

FEB 12 – Courir de Mardi Gras – Old-Fashion Mardi Gras Run – Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Rd, Lafayette. 

FEB 12 – Scott Mardi Gras Parade – Scott. 1:00 pm. 

FEB 17-21 – Le Festival de Mardi Gras à Lafayette – Cajun Field, Lafayette. Carnival rides and games, live music, food vendors, and parades roll through the festival grounds. Times vary. 

ST. MARTIN PARISH

FEB 10 – Newcomers Club Mardi Gras Festival – S. New Market Street by the Evangeline Oak, St Martinville. 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm.

ST. MARY PARISH

FEB 17 – Krewe of Adonis – Morgan City. Begins on 2nd Street under the LA 182 bridge and proceeds to Onstead Street continuing down Sixth St. to Marguerite St., Ninth St./Hwy 70, Clothilde onto Victor II Blvd and ending at the Morgan City Auditorium on Myrtle St. 7:00 pm. 

FEB 18 – Baldwin Mardi Gras Parade – Begins on Hwy 182/Main St at the Sager-Brown facility, continues down Hwy 182/Main St, turns left onto Martin Luther King Blvd, turns right on Bollard St, ending at Baldwin Community Center on Bollard St. 1:00 pm. 

FEB 18 – Krewe of Dionysius Parade – The procession will line up on Gilmore Drive and turn on John Street, Robicheaux St, Mount St, Gilmore Drive, right on LA 182, Tournament Blvd, Fairview Drive, then to Pattie Drive, where it will disband at Berwick Junior High. 

FEB 19 – Krewe of Galatea Parade – Morgan City. Begins on 2nd Street under the LA 182 bridge and proceeds to Onstead St continuing down Sixth St to Marguerite St, Ninth St./Hwy70, Clothilde to onto Victor II Blvd and ending at the Morgan City Auditorium on Myrtle St. 2:00 pm. 

FEB 20 – Krewe of Amani Parade – Parade begins at Patterson High School on Hwy 182/Main St and continues down Hwy 182/Main St to Place Norman Shopping Center. 2:00 pm. 

VERMILION PARISH

JAN 28 – 2023 Annual Gueydan Mardi Gras Run & Parade – Registration for Run starts at 7am. Parade begins at 3pm.

FEB 21 – Krewe Chic A La Pie Mardi Gras Parade – Downtown Kaplan. 2:00 pm.





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