Posted: Feb 6, 2013 11:02 AM by Melissa Canone
2013 St. Mary Parish Parade Schedule:
Krewe of Adonis Parade
Friday, Feb. 8th - 7 pm - Morgan City
This all male Krewe kicks off the Mardi Gras season and is the only organized night parade. Organized in 1975, this year the Krewe celebrates its 38th anniversary.
Krewe of Dionysus Parade
Saturday, Feb. 9th - 2 pm - Bayou Vista
Organized as the Berwick-Bayou Vista Mardi Gras Asociation in 1980, its name changed to the Krewe of Dionysus in 2002.
Baldwin Mardi Gras Parade
Saturday, Feb. 9th - 12 noon - Baldwin
One of the newest parades in St. Mary Parish.
Cypremort Point Mardi Gras Parade
Saturday, Feb. 9th - 1 pm - Cypremort Point
Krewe of Galatea Parade
Sunday, Feb. 10th - 2 pm - Morgan City
This female Krewe can be traced back to 1969. The Parade includes 16 floats with special throws and marching bands.
Krewe of Nike Parade
Sunday, Feb. 10th - Morgan City
This kid's Krewe will follow the Krewe of Galatea parade.
Krewe of Amani Parade
Monday, Feb. 11th - 2 pm - Patterson
Franklin Mardi Gras Parade
Tuesday, Feb. 12th - 1 pm - Franklin
The proud tradition of the Franklin Mardi Gras Parade dates back
Krewe of Hephaestus Parade
Tuesday, Feb. 12th - 2 pm - Morgan City
This Krewe dates back to 1914 and is St. Mary Parish's largest Mardi Gras association.
Capture the spirit of Mardi Gras on the
Cajun Coast with a visit to
Oaklawn Manor is adorned in the purple, green, and gold hues of Mardi Gras. This beautifully decorated plantation is open for viewing Tuesday through Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm.
3296 Oaklawn Drive, off Irish Bend Rd., Franklin, LA 70538
Admission is $15 per adult and $10 per child.
Call (337) 828-0434 for more information.
For more information on these parades and a copy of the 2013 St. Mary Parish Parade Schedule Brochure contact the Cajun Coast at (985) 395-4905, (800) 256-2931, or visit our website at www.cajuncoast.com/mardigras.