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Five Day Mardi Gras Festival returns to Eunice

February 25 through March 1, 2022
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Posted at 5:55 PM, Feb 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-18 12:31:41-05

Eunice’s five day Cajun Mardi Gras Festival is back this year and will run from February 25 through March 1, 2022.

The festival will be located at the intersection of Walnut and Second Street.

Other events are scheduled around the Mardi Gras festival including music, dancing, parades and courir.

The Eunice Community Health Center is bringing back the 11th Annual Taster's Choice at the LSUE Mumphrey Center on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 from 6-9 pm. Tickets can be purchased in advance at ECHC & Maple Avenue Pharmacy for $30 or $40 at the door.

The annual Boucherie will be held on Sunday, February 27, 2022 at 9:30 am.

The city's runs will include the Courir de Mardi Gras run and the Eunice Lil' Mardi Gras. For information & applications to participate in the Courir de Mardi Gras run see Le Vieux Mardi Gras De Cajuns de Eunice on Facebook.

For information & registration about the children's Mardi Gras run & parade, visitEunice Lil' Mardi Gras Facebook page and register online.

The festival also features a long list of events that will feature Geno Delafose and the French Rockin’ Boogie, Three Thirty-Seven, Travis Matte and the Kingpins, and more than twenty more bands throughout the five day weekend.

The schedule of events are as follows:

Friday, February 25, 2022

6:00-6:45 pm Honorary Jam Session
7:00-9:00 pm Savoy Family Band
9:15-11:15 Pine Leaf Boys

Saturday, February 26, 2022

10:30 am -12:30 pm Open Jam Session
12:30-1:30 pm Break
1:30-3:00 pm Lakeview Playboys
3:00-5:00 pm Fred Charlie & The Acadian Cajuns
5:00-7:00 pm Dylan Aucoin
7:00 pm Three Thirty-Seven
10:00 pm Jamie Bergeron & The Kickin' Cajuns

Sunday, February 27, 2022

9:30 am Boucherie
10:00 am Ervin Frey & Cajun Prairie
12:30 pm Kegan Navvare & Louisiana Traditions
3:oo p.m. Lil Mardi Gras (children's parade) & Brazos Huval School of Music
5:00 p.m. Leroy Thomas

Monday, February 28, 2022

10-11 am Mask Making with Mamma Redell
11am-12pm Cooking Demos, smoking sausage first then Gumbo
12-2 pm Bank T'Monde performing
7 pm Bubba Hebert & The New Morse Playboys
9 pm Travis Matte & The Kingpins

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

9:30 am Wallace Trahan & Rice & Gravy
11:00 am Ronnie Matthews & Throwdown
1:30 pm Paul Daigle & Cajun Gold
3:00 p.m. Courir de Mardi Gras parade & Steve Riley & Mamou Playboys
6:00 pm Geno Delafose and French Rockin' Boogie

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