PARADE SCHEDULE, MAPS
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Chad E. Olinde and Katie Madison Gummow reigned as king and queen of the 75th annual New Roads Lions Club Mardi Gras Parade on Feb. 13.
PLAQUEMINE — The Krewe of Cypress visited the Land of Kryptonite & Super Heroes for its 39th annual Mardi Gras Ball on Jan. 27 at the Carl F. Grant Civic Center.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Zulu parade, with Spike Lee and several Saints players aboard, rolled in New Orleans on Mardi Gras. Rex‚ the oldest parading Carnival organization, presents its 137th parade, which salutes the early days of the history of New Orleans with its them…
Monday, February 12, 2018
When the Southern University Marching Band marches with the Krewe of Zulu parade on Tuesday, it will be the culmination of a great season that didn't play out on the football field.
Saturday, February 10, 2018
PLAQUEMINE — Le Krewe du Roi celebrated its 54th annual Mardi Gras ball on Feb. 10 at the Carl F. Grant Civic Center with the theme of “Pat O’Brien’s.”
Muddy neutral grounds, smaller-than-usual crowds and a late-arriving thunderstorm marked Endymion's 2018 parade Saturday night, but it didn't stop the krewe's loyal fans, who screamed with enthusiasm even as the skies opened up and sent rain pouri…
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Friday, February 09, 2018
From big floats, to flambeaux, to masked lieutenants on horseback -- Hermes, d'Etat, Morpheus' parades had it all in New Orleans on Friday.
Monday, February 05, 2018
With rain in the forecast for Saturday's Spanish Town Mardi Gras Parade, organizers want revelers to know this: We plan to roll.
Sunday, February 04, 2018
Sunday, February 04, 2018
Here's a rundown of the Mardi Gras parades in Baton Rouge from Feb. 5 to Feb. 11. Also, click here for information about parades around Louisiana.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Folks in the nation's capital are probably still talking about this party — make that parties.
Saturday, February 03, 2018
"Dream in Gold" was the Krewe of Romany's salute to Hollywood's Oscar achievement at its 69th annual Mardi Gras Ball on Feb. 3 at the Raising Cane’s River Center.
The Assumption Parish Community Center was the backdrop for “Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show” Feb. 3 as the Krewe of Elks held its 85th annual Mardi Gras Ball.
The Krewe of Orion celebrated its 20th year with a parade through the streets of downtown Baton Rouge, followed by a Masquerade Ball on Saturday at the Raising Cane's River Center.
The Krewe of Tucumcari, Baton Rouge’s oldest continuous running Carnival organization, went "Under the Sea" for its 71st Mardi Gras Ball on Feb. 3 at the Raising Cane’s River Center Ballroom.
The Carl F. Grant Civic Center in Plaquemine was the setting for "Whiskey Business" when the Krewe of Okeanos celebrated its 39th annual Carnival ball on Feb. 3.
Friday, February 02, 2018
Thursday, February 01, 2018
Mardi Gras season is officially underway, with parades and festivities rolling through Fat Tuesday, Feb. 13.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Construction in downtown Baton Rouge will force route changes for three Mardi Gras parades this weekend, police said.
Monday, January 29, 2018
Mardi Gras balls are undeniably exciting and full of much potential for the things we all like best — overindulgence, escapism, perfect envy-inducing Instagrams.
Sunday, January 28, 2018
When the clock struck midnight in the nation's capital Saturday night, it signaled the end of the Mystick Krewe of Louisianians' Mardi Gras Ball but the beginning of Queen Anna Reilly's Celtic-themed breakfast. Among the things we all celebrated w…
Here's a rundown of the Mardi Gras parades in Baton Rouge from Jan. 28 to Feb. 10. Also, CLICK HERE for information about parades around Louisiana.
Saturday, January 27, 2018
It was an emotional night at the Mystic Krewe of Louisianians 70th annual Mardi Gras Ball at the Washington Hilton Saturday night.
Friday, January 26, 2018
Day 2 of Washington Mardi Gras celebrations began with the Wild Women "Come & Go Get Together" hosted by Janet Boles, Terri Busada and Carmen Jones. Special guest for the mid-morning party was Louisiana first lady Donna Edwards.
Washington Mardi Gras officially got underway Thursday night in the nation's capital with parties that rocked until well past the midnight hour.
Saturday, January 20, 2018
King Dr. Chambliss Harrod and Queen Dee Keller reigned over the 31st annual Karnival Krewe de Louisiane Ball on Friday, Jan. 19, at Raising Cane’s River Center.
The Mystic Krewe of Achilles staged its 62nd annual Carnival ball on Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Raising Cane’s River Center with a tableau of the krewe's history from 1957, the year of Achilles’ first ball.
Sunday, January 14, 2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
"Seventy-six Trombones" erupted through the Raising Cane’s River Center Ballroom on Jan. 13, opening the 17th annual Krewe of Artemis Mardi Gras soirée, "Artemis Goes Back in Time," and bringing out a parade of former queens and kings. Leading the…
The Mystic Krewe of Desk and Derrick gave “A Salute to our Men and Women in Uniform” at its 57th annual Industry Appreciation Mardi Gras Ball held Jan. 13 at the American Legion Hall.
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Monday, January 08, 2018
The group that organizes Baton Rouge's Spanish Town Mardi Gras Parade announced Monday that it is extending the route for 2018.
Saturday, January 06, 2018
With a theme of “Forever Young: The History and Traditions of Iduna,” the Krewe of Iduna held its 58th annual Mardi Gras Ball on Jan. 6 at the Raising Cane’s River Center Exhibition Hall. Ball Captain Gerianne Pearson Todd presided over the festivities.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Spanish Town is a little more blue than pink today after the death of Charles "Fish" Fisher, a neighborhood fixture and a founder of the annual Spanish Town Mardi Gras Parade.
Friday, April 28, 2017
A kickoff party for Mid City Gras, a new nonprofit organization that will hold its first Mid City Mardi Gras parade in 2018, will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 4, at The Motor Exchange, 655 Scenic Highway, Baton Rouge.
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Saturday, March 04, 2017
The Krewe of Bonaparte held its 45th annual Le Bal Du Courennement on Monday, Feb. 27, in the Lafayette Cajundome Convention Center. The theme for this year’s celebration was “Bonaparte Rocks the Runway."