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Sunset Mardi Gras canceled because of lack of security

Le Festival de Mardi Gras underway at Cajun Field
Posted at 4:42 PM, Feb 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-11 18:37:54-05

SUNSET, La. – The Sunset Mardi Gras parade has been canceled, according to the police department.

The department posted the update on their Facebook page Friday, February 11, 2022.

Ryan Robin with the Sunset Mardi Gras Association confirmed the cancellation. He says the reason is because the association could not get enough security for this year's event.

The parade would have rolled on Tuesday, March 1 at 2:00 p.m.

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