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2020 Mardi Gras parades and events

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Here is a look at Mardi Gras parades in Acadiana for the 2020 season.

Mardi Gras events may change and if so, this list of dates and times will be updated. This year's Mardi Gras holiday is on February 25, 2020.

* - KATC Float Finders will be there

For a look at Mardi Gras events in New Orleans click here .
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February 25

Lafayette Parish

*King Gabriel's Parade - Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette - 10:00 am.

*Lafayette Mardi Gras Festival Parade - Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette - 1:00 pm.

*TownSquare Media Independent Parade - Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette - 2:30 pm.

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

St. Landry Parish

Courir de Mardi Gras & Chicken Run - 7:00 am - 4:00 pm - 501 Samuel Dr., Eunice.

Opelousas Mardi Gras Celebration - 11:00 am - Parade travels down East Landry and turns left on Liberty before traveling back up Vine Street.
Following the parade, Terry & the Zydeco Bad Boys will perform at Beau’s Garage from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

Iberia Parish

Krewe of Ezana Jeanerette Mardi Gras Parade - Canal, MLK & Main St., Jeanerette - 1:00 pm.

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

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

Family Affair Mardi Gras Parade - Main St., Loreauville - 2:00 pm.

St. Mary Parish

Franklin Mardi Gras Parade - Franklin - Parade begins at Franklin Senior High School on Main Street and proceeds east making a U-turn and then continuing onto Willow Street.
The parade then turns right to finish on Third Street. - 1:00 pm.

Krewe of Hephaestus Parade - Morgan City - The parade begins on the corner of Sixth and Sycamore Street and proceeds down Sixth to Marguerite Street. The parade continues on to Ninth St./Hwy. 70, Clothilde, and Victor II Blvd. before ending at the Morgan City Auditorium on Myrtle Street - 2:00 pm.

Acadia Parish

Tee Mamou-Iota Mardi Gras Folklife Festival - Downtown, Iota - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Carnival D'Acadie (Mardi Gras) - Downtown Crowley
Carnival includes fair rides, live music, dancing, and costume contests - 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Parade rolls - 2:30 pm.

Evangeline Parish

Mamou Mardi Gras - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Downtown, Mamou.

Vermilion Parish

Krewe Chic-A-La-Pie Mardi Gras Parade - Downtown Kaplan - 2:00 pm.

Check out our KATC Mardi Gras Headquarters section for stories and photos of each parade our Float Finders attend!