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.
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
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.