Mardi Gras Schedule: Here's a list of Acadiana events


In Acadiana, Mardi Gras includes everything from traditional New Orleans-style street parades with floats, fanfares and throws to Mardi Gras Courirs, inspired by the medieval carnival.

Here are some dates and links we found online. If your event is not here and you wish, call us at (337) 236-6351 or send an e-mail to [email protected]

KATC will participate in local parades in Lafayette. For up-to-the-minute information on all funds, check out our Float Finders pages on Facebook. click on the image of the floater locator for more information.

To see a list of carnival events in the New Orleans area, click here.

The Mardi Gras events in the Acadiana 2019:

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Bayou Mardi Gras Parade, New Iberia, 6 pm

Friday, February 22, 2019

March of Krewe de Canailles, Lafayette, 7 pm
(Check out our GMA interview with the Krewe group: Krewe de Canailles parade ends tonight in downtown Lafayette)

Saturday, February 23, 2019

  • CARENCRO (moved until 10:45)

36th Annual Carencro Mardi Gras Parade, 11am

Krewe Dogs, Lafayette, moved until 1:45 pm
(Check out our GMA interview with the Krewe group: the Krewe Dog Show Parade was held Saturday in downtown Lafayette)

Krewe Carnivale in Rio, Lafayette, 6:30 pm

Lake Arthur Mardi Gras parade, the race begins at 9 am; the parade starts at 2.30 pm

4th edition of the Mardi Gras Run of L'anse, Mermentau Cove

Krewe Dogs (dogfest), 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, South City Park, Opelousas

The Mradi Gras costume and running contest for children begins at 8 am

Vinton Celebration Mardi Gras, 8 pm

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Krewe of Ezana Jeanerette Parade of Mardi Gras, Jeanerette, 13h

Running Mardi Gras, Vermilionville, 10am

Celebration of Mardi Gras Downtown Opelousas, Opelousas. 19h

Scott Mardi Gras Fashion Show, 1 pm

Thursday, February 29, 2019

Illuminated Boat Parade Mardi Gras, Lake Charles, 7 pm

Mardi Gras parade in the city of Sulfur, 6 pm –CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER

March 1 to March 5, 2019

Eunice Run Mardi Gras (horse), butchers, parades, do-do, Eunice, 07:00.16:00.

The Mardi Gras Festival in Lafayette, Cajun Field, Lafayette.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Parade of Mardi Gras merchants, Lake Charles, 7 pm

Krewe of Adonis, Morgan City, 7 pm

Celebration of Mardi Gras downtown Opelousas in Opelousas, at 19:00. – 22:00

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Baldwin Mardi Gras Parade, Baldwin, 1 pm

Krewe of Dionysus Parade, Bayou Vista, 2 pm

Cypremort Point Parade, Cypremort Point, 1pm

Jennings Mardi Gras Festival & Parade, Jennings, 8:0017:00, the parade starts at 16:00

Children's parade, Lafayette, 12:30

Krewe of the Bonaparte Parade, Lafayette, 6:30 pm

Parade In The Heart Of Atchafalaya, Butte La Rose, 10:00

Krewe of Barkus Parade, Lake Charles, 2 pm

Krewe of Omega Parade, Lake Charles, 2 pm

Krewe of Adonis, Morgan City, 7 pm

Rayne Mardi Gras Parade & Celebration, Parade at 3 pm, after the party, 4 pm to 8 pm at the Frog Fest Pavilion.

Sunset Parade Mardi Gras, 11am

Youngsville Mardi Gras Parade, Youngsville, 11:00

Sunday, March 3, 2019

58th edition of the Mardi Gras Run at Church Point from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Church Point Parade, Church Point, 1 pm

Monday Gras Boucherie, Eunice, 8am

Eunice Lil 'Mardi Gras, Eunice, 9 hours

Henderson Mardi Gras Parade, 12:30

Mardi Gras Zydeco Dance, Lake Charles, 11am

Children's Day Mardi Gras, Lake Charles, noon to 3 pm

Mardi Gras Children's Day Parade, Lake Charles, 3:30 pm

Krewe of Galatea Parade, Morgan City, 2 pm

Hiking and parade on the trails, Opelousas, at noon

Chicken coop, Opelousas, 14h00

Newcomers Festival, Mardi Gras, St. Martinville, from 10 am to 9 pm

Monday, March 4, 2019

Run Kids and Chase Chicken, Breaux Bridge, call for more info. 337-366-0629

Queen Evangeline's Parade, Downtown Lafayette, at 6 pm

Krewe of Amani Parade, Patterson, 2 pm

Mardi Gras, March 5, 2019

Krewe Parade of Coteau Mardi Gras, 1 pm

Carnival of Acadia, Crowley, 9 am to 10 pm

Crowley Mardi Gras fashion show at 2:30 pm

Running Mardi Gras and Chicken Run, Eunice, 7am

Franklin Mardi Gras Parade, 1 pm, Franklin

Grand Marais Parade Mardi Gras, 11am

Iota – Folklife Tee Festival Mamou Mardi Gras, 10am

Iowa Chicken Run, 10 hours

Mardi Gras Fashion Show in Chic-a-la-Pie, Kaplan, 2 pm

Second Line Stroll, Lake Charles, 1pm

Motor Gras Parade, Lake Charles, 3 pm

Krewe Krewes Mardi Gras Parade, Lake Charles, 5 pm

Parade of King Gabriel, Lafayette, 10 am

Lafayette Mardi Gras Festival Parade, Lafayette, 1 pm

Independent parade at the public square, Lafayette, at 2:30 pm

Family Affair Parade Mardi Gras, Loreauville, 14h

Mamou Mardi Gras – From March 1st to March 5th in Mamou, from noon to noon.

Krewe of Hephaestus Parade, Morgan City, 2 pm

Opleousas Mardi Gras Parade, 10:00 East Landry Street

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