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2023 Mardi Gras events set for Acadiana

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Posted at 9:58 AM, Jan 04, 2022

Here's a list of Mardi Gras events planned for Acadiana.

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Mardi Gras Parades 2023

Acadia Parish

February 11, 2023

  • Mermentau Cove Courir de Mardi Gras de L'anse
    1174 Lafosse Rd., Morse

February 18, 2023

  • Church Point Children’s Courir de Mardi Gras

8:30am Courir, 12:30pm parade

February 19, 2023

  • Mardi Gras in Church Point

8am Courir, 1:30pm parade

February 21, 2023

  • Tee Mamou-Iota Mardi Gras Folklife Festival
    Iota, 9 am

  • Carnival D’Acadie

Downtown Crowley, 10am-5pm

  • Rayne Frog D'Gras
    Chamber of Commerce


Evangeline Parish

February 18, 2023

  • Mamou Mardi Gras

February 21, 2023

  • No Limit Annual Mardi Gras Run
    Riders finish up by riding down 6th St. where a band will be set up at the intersection of 6th and Main St.
  • Mamou Mardi Gras Parade

10am, Lyons Market located on Poinciana Ave

Iberia Parish

February 3, 2023

  • Bayou Mardi Gras Parade
    7 pm in New Iberia

February 19, 2023

  • Grand Marais Mardi Gras Parade


February 21, 2023

  • Krewe of Coteau Mardi Gras Parade

1pm Francis Romero Memorial Park & LA 88, Coteau

  • Family Affair Mardi Gras Parade

2pm, Main St., Loureauville

Jeff Davis Parish

o Welsh's Mardi Gras Ball

  • Town of Welsh
  • Date: TBD

o Welsh's in Town Run & Parade

  • Welsh
  • Jan 28th

o Welsh's Country Run and Parade

  • Town of Welsh
  • February 4th

o Lake Arthur Mardi Gras Ball

  • Feb 4th

o Lake Arthur Mardi Gras Run & Parade

  • Feb 11th

o Elton's Mardi Gras Run

  • Feb 18th

o Jennings Mardi Gras Run & Parade

  • Feb 18th

Lafayette Parish

o Krewe de Canailles Walking Parade

  • Feb 10th 7pm
  • Downtown Lafayette

February 11, 2023

  • Carencro Mardi Gras at 10am. Start at Carencro High.
  • Krewe des Chiens at noon. Downtown Lafayette.
  • Krewe of Carnivale en Rio Parade at 6:30pm. The Point to Cajun Field

February 12, 2023

  • Scott Mardi Gras at 1:00pm
  • Vermilionville Le Courir de Mardi Gras at 10am

February 17, 2023

  • Friday Night Parade at 6:30pm. The Point to Cajun Field

February 18, 2023

  • Krewe of Bonaparte at 6:30pm. The Point to Cajun Field
  • Lafayette's Children’s Parade at 12:30pm
  • Youngsville Mardi Gras at 11am.

o Queen Evangeline’s Parade

  • Feb 20th 6:30pm
  • The Point to Cajun Field

o King Gabriel’s Parade

  • Feb 21st 10:00am
  • The Point to Cajun Field

o Lafayette Mardi Gras Festival Parade

  • February 21
  • 1:00pm
  • Pontiac Point to Cajun Field

o Independent Parade

  • February 21
  • 2:30pm

St. Landry Parish

February 5, 2023

  • Sunset Kids Wagon Parade at 1pm

February 11, 2023

  • Lebeau Mardi Gras Chicken Run 8am-5pm
  • Opelousas Krewe des Chiens. Courthouse square, 10:30 am - 1pm

February 17-21, 2023

  • Eunice Mardi Gras Celebration

February 18, 2023

  • Cankton Courir de Mardi Gras - Landon Pitre Memorial Park, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

February 19, 2023

  • Eunice Lil’ Mardi Gras

February 21, 2023

  • Opelousas Mardi Gras Parade & Celebration
  • Eunice Courir de Mardi Gras & Chicken Run, 7am-4pm

St. Martin Parish

· Newcomers Club Mardi Gras Festival

  • February 19th 2:00pm-10:00pm
  • S. New Market Street by the Evangeline Oak

St. Mary Parish

· Krewe of Adonis

  • February 17th 7:00pm
  • Morgan City

· Baldwin Mardi Gras Parade

  • February 18th 1:00pm

· Franklin Mardi Gras Parade

  • February 21st 1:00pm
  • Franklin

· Krewe of Hepharestus Parade

  • February 21st 2:00pm
  • Morgan City

Vermilion Parish

· Krewe Chic A La Pie Mardi Gras

  • February 21st 2:00pm
  • Downtown Kaplan