PARADE SCHEDULE, MAPS
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."
Gabriel LXXVIII Thomas Chance and Evangeline LXXVIII Christine Beaullieu, daughter of Paul and Jhan Beaullieu, reigned over the Grand Ball of the Southwest Louisiana Mardi Gras Association on Mardi Gras evening.
Saturday, March 04, 2017
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
NEW ROADS — Don Cazayoux Jr. and Lauren Riché David reigned as king and queen of the 74th annual New Roads Lions Club Mardi Gras Parade.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
MAMOU — The Mardi Gras revelers saddled up shortly after dawn Tuesday, most still bleary eyed and steeped in beer from a long night of partying that bled uninterrupted into the morning.
Saturday, February 25, 2017
King Hephaestus LVII David Patterson and Queen Hephaestus LVII Grace Pecoraro reigned over the royal court of Morgan City’s oldest krewe at its "Nod to the Norden" ball Feb. 25 in the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium.
Founded in 1947, the men's Krewe of Tucumcari staged its 70th annual ball Feb. 18 at the Raising Cane's River Center ballroom to a theme of "How the Grinch Stole Mardi Gras."
Le Krewe du Roi celebrated its 53rd annual Mardi Gras ball on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Carl. F. Grant Civic Center in Plaquemine with the theme of “Moulin Rouge.”
Baton Rouge’s signature Spanish Town Mardi Gras Parade rolled Saturday. This year’s theme was “Come Hell or High Water, It’s Slippery When Wet.”
Friday, February 24, 2017
Sunday, February 19, 2017
Mystic Krewe of Mutts Mardi Gras parade is themed this year is ALL PAWS ON DECK – Louisiana Strong. CAAWS will honor those who helped with rescue and recovery during the Great Flood of 2016. We will also be celebrating our great state and the 200t…
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Dr. Gerard Fernand Falgoust and Rebecca Ann Falgoust reigned as King Okeanos XVIII and Queen Tethys XVIII as the Krewe of Okeanos took a “Wild Ride on the West Side” at its annual Mardi Gras Ball on Feb. 18 at the Carl F. Grant Civic Center in Pla…
The Order of the Troubadours Ball was held on Feb. 18 in the Frem Boustany Ballroom of the Heymann Performing Arts and Convention Center in Lafayette.
The Assumption Parish Community Center was the backdrop of “Under the Big Top” on Saturday evening as the Krewe of Elks held its 84th annual Mardi Gras Ball. Serving as ball captain for the evening was Niles Riche, with Jessica and Stephen Folse a…
The Krewe Mystique de la Capitale's annual Mardi Gras parade rolled down River Road and through downtown Baton Rouge Saturday afternoon, with parade-goers enjoying the drier skies and warmer temperatures than were present a day earlier, which prom…
Friday, February 17, 2017
Like too many area residents, Frank Parks was flooded out of his home last year. If ever there was a year Baton Rouge needed its Mardi Gras parades, it’s 2017.
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Plaquemine’s Krewe of Cypress Ball Captains Kynan and Ragan White invited members and guests to join them for an evening of folklore and fairytales as they entered “Into The Woods” at the Carl Grant Civic Center on Saturday, Feb. 11.
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Le Krewe Mystique de la Capitale took its members and guests on "A Mystique Odyssey" for its 41st Mardi Gras Ball on Feb. 11 at the Belle of Baton Rouge's Capital Atrium. Reigning over the festivities were King Chadwick Kenney-Possa and Queen Rowa…
The Ladies’ Krewe of Galatea celebrated “The Charm of Nursery Rhymes” at its 48th annual ball and tableau Feb. 11 at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium.
Saturday, February 04, 2017
The Krewe of Attakapas, the first women’s carnival krewe in Lafayette, held its 49th annual carnival ball, “Sign of the Spirited Dancer,” Saturday, Feb. 4, at Frem Boustany Convention Center.
King Julio Melara and Queen Lisa Lane reigned over the 30th annual Karnival Krewe de Louisiane Ball on Friday, Feb. 3, at the Raising Cane's River Center.
King and Queen Omega XXXI Dale and Catherine Roberts, of Ponchatoula, reigned over the krewe's Mardi Gras ball Feb. 4 at the Le Fleur de Lis Reception Center in Ponchatoula.
Thursday, February 02, 2017
Saturday, January 28, 2017
“Oh! My Hero!” was the theme for the Krewe of Lyonnesse 20th annual Mardi Gras ball Jan.e 28 at the Capital Atrium of the Belle of Baton Rouge.
The Krewe of Southdowns celebrated its 30 anniversary Jan. 28 at its annual Mardi Gras Ball held at the Lyceum Dean in downtown Baton Rouge.
Saturday, January 21, 2017
"Signs of the Times" was the theme as the Mystic Krewe of Desk and Derrick presented its 56th annual Industry Appreciation Mardi Gras Ball Jan. 21 at the American Legion Hall.
The icons of fashion inspired the Krewe of Iduna's 57th annual Mardi Gras Ball Jan. 21 to the Raising Cane's River Center Exhibition Hall. Reigning over "Vogue" were King Bragi LVII Harold “Skip” Russell Paul, husband of krewe member Margaret M. M…
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Baton Rouge’s signature Spanish Town Mardi Gras Parade provoked controversy for the second year in a row, with critics saying its risqué style of humor went too far this past weekend.
Thursday, February 11, 2016
On the water, off the water, people, cats, dogs, family-friendly, mature-themed, day, night — all of south Louisiana’s a parade between now and Fat Tuesday, Feb. 9.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
We celebrated those who give of their time and talents and local artists. We dined in the dark and raised money to spread a little sunshine. All in all, just a typical week in Red Stick.
Mardi Gras is winding down here in the Capital City. Last weekend, I got to attend two of my very favorite balls — Spanish Town and the Krewe of Apollo. As I write this, my feet are still trying to recover from all the dancing. Be sure and visit t…
Monday, February 08, 2016
They take bribes. They get the best seat in the house. They drink, flirt and revel, sometimes to excess, and they’re loved for it.