Celebrate Mardi Gras 2017 in Acadiana

We’re rounding up the crew, loading up the old Ford Econoline van and heading out to Acadiana for Mardi Gras day 2017 revelry with our old buddy T-Boy. Here’s our list of events in Cajun country:

Lafayette Parish

Mardi Gras Show at Clark Field. Clark Field Stadium, Lafayette, LA.. 5pm

King Gabriel’s Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette, LA. 10 a.m.

Lafayette Mardi Gras Festival Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette, LA. 1 p.m. .

KADN Fox 15 Independent Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette, LA. 2:30 p.m.

Truck Parade 3:00 p.m. followed by the Courir de Mardi Gras

Iberia Parish

Grand Marais Mardi Gras. Hwy 90 E at College Rd., Jeanerette. 11:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Krewe of Coteau Mardi Gras Parade. Francis Romero Memorial Park & LA 88, Coteau. 1 p.m.

Family Affair Mardi Gras Parade. Main St., Loreauville. 2 p.m

St. Landry Parish

Frank’s Half-Fast Krewe Parade 600 block of East Landry Street, Opelousas 11:00 a.m.

Sunset Mardi Gras Parade. Oak Tree Park Dr., Sunset. 2:00 p.m.

St. Mary Parish

Franklin Mardi Gras Parade. City of Franklin, LA 1:00 p.m.

Krewe of Haphaestus. Morgan City, 2:00 p.m.

Acadia Parish

Carnival D’Acadie Grand Parade -Crowley Enterprise Grounds- 2:30 p.m.

Tee Mamou-Iota Mardi Gras Folklife Festival. Downtown, Iota. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Vermilion Parish

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

Evangeline Parish

Mamou Mardi Gras. Downtown, Mamou

Other Events

FEB 22-28 – Cajun Country Courir de Mardi Gras. Downtown Eunice – 2nd Street area.

FEB 24-28 – Le Festival de Mardi Gras a Lafayette. Cajun Field, Lafayette. Carnival rides & games, live music, food vendors, parades roll through festival grounds. Times vary. .

FEB 25-26 – Cajun Courir de Mardi Gras Run. Saddle Tramp Club House, 1036 E Ebey St., Downtown for parades, Church Point.

FEB 26-28 – Carnival D’Acadie (Mardi Gras). Downtown, Crowley. Fair, live music and street dance, costume contests, parade.

FEB 27 – Lundi Gras Boucherie. Lakeview Park & Beach, 1717 Veterans Memorial Hwy., Eunice.

FEB 28 – Southwest Mardi Gras Association Pageant & Ball. Heymann Performing Arts Center and Frem F. Boustany Convention Center, 1373 S College Rd., Lafayette, LA.

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