Mardi Gras Calendar of Events For The Acadiana Area

MARDI GRAS CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2012


FRIDAY NIGHT, PARADE, FEB 10
Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette 6:30 pm

SATURDAY, FEB 11
Krewe des Chiens – Parade for Dogs Downtown, Lafayette Parade at 2 pm, Registration opens at noon, $25 registration fee in advance; $35 day of parade. 

Carencro Mardi Gras Parade – 11 am.  Starts at Carencro High. Ends by Carencro Community Center.  
SUNDAY, FEB 17-19
51ST Courir de Mardi Gras – Downtown Church point, Friday 5-10:30 pm, Saturday 8:30 am-10:30 pm, Sunday 7 am-4 pm. 
Saturday – Children’s Run & Children’s Parade.
 
Sunday – Adult run & Courir de Mardi Gras Parade. Free admission.
FRIDAY, FEB 17
Eunice Street Dance – 8pm until

SATURDAY, FEB 18

Lafayette Mardi Gras, 6:30 pm Lafayette, Downtown to Cajun Field 
Children’s Parade – Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette 12:30 pm

Eunice Street Dance – 8pm until

SUNDAY, TUESDAY FEB 19-21
Carnival d’ Acadie – Downtown Crowley, Sun 3-10 pm Mon 3-11 pm, Tues 10am-7pm. Carnival celebration with music entertainment, carnival rides, street dancing, festival foods, with traditional parade featuring bands, floats and plenty of beads. Free.

SUNDAY, FEB 19
Eunice Lil Mardi Gras Run.

Children 0-12 years old, run begins at 9 am, parade downtown at 3 pm.

MONDAY, FEB 20
Queen Evangeline’s Parade in Lafayette – Downtown to Cajun Field, 6 pm, 


TUESDAY, FEB 21
Eunice, late morning music and dancing Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys.

Le Vieux Mardi Gras De Cajuns, Eunice, run begins 8am-3pm parade.

25thTee Mamou-Iota Mardi Gras Folklife Festival – Downtown, Iota 9am-5pm.

Mamou Courir de Mardi Gras, street dances begin at 10 am – until riders enter town.

King Gabriel’s Parade – Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette 10 am.

Lafayette Mardi Gras Festival Parade – Downtown to Cajun Field Lafayette, 1 pm.

Krewe De Mardi Gras Creole Parade – Rayne, 1 pm. 

We hope you have the opportunity to enjoy some of these wonderful cultural events near our Bed and Breakfast in Louisiana!  

Make your Mardi Gras and Courir de Mardi Gras plans now!

This year Mardi Gras will take place on February 21st! There will be fun filled festivities held on Mardi Gras, as well as the days leading up to this popular festival. Courir de Mardi Gras will be held on Sunday, February 19th in Church Point. Some other events planned are the Carnival d’Acadie in Crowley, the Tee Mamou Iota Mardi Gras Festival and numerous celebrations to enjoy in Lafayette. Festival-goers will enjoy the many colorful costumes, parades, live music and numerous other spectacular festivities. These wonderful cultural events will all take place within a short distance from our Lafayette Bed and Breakfast!