2014 Louisiana Carnival Calendar

Our annual list of parades (and parties) around the state

Jim Noetzel photo











NORTHERN

Jan. 6.  Twelfth Night Party. Bossier Civic Center, Bossier City.
Jan. 11.  Krewe de les Femmes Mystique Grand Ball. Diamond Jacks Casino, Bossier City.
Jan. 18. Krewe of Sobek.Queensborough, Shreveport.
Jan. 20. Krewe of Harambee MLK Day Mardi Gras Parade. Downtown, Shreveport.
Jan. 25. Springhill Krewe of Artemis Grand Ball. Civic Center, Springhill.
Feb. 7. Krewe des Ambassadeurs Bal. Diamond Jack’s Ballroom, Bossier City.
Feb. 8. Springhill Main Street Mardi Gras parade. Downtown, Springhill.
Feb. 8. Springhill Main Street Mardi Gras block party. Krewe of Artemis Den, Springhill.
Feb. 15. Gemini XXV Grand Bal. Shreveport Convention Center, Shreveport.
Feb. 15. Minden Fasching “Mardi Gras” Karneval & Parade. Minden.
Feb. 15. Krewe des Ambassadeurs. Bossier City.
Feb. 15. Krewe of Janus parade.  Monroe.
Feb. 21. Krewe of Centaur Fload-Loading Party. Shreveport.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Centaur. Downtown to Broadmoor, Shreveport.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Allegro Ball. Ruston Civic Center, Ruston.
Feb. 23. Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Pet Parade. Downtown, Shreveport.
Feb. 28. Krewe of Gemini Float-Loading Party. Krewe of Gemini Mardi Gras Museum, Bossier City.
March 1. Krewe of Dionysos. Shreveport.
March 1. Gemini XXV Grand Parade. Shreveport.
March 2. Krewe of Highland Parade. Historic Highland Neighborhood, Shreveport.
March 4. Krewe of Aesclepius Children’s Parade. Bossier City.


CAJUN COUNTRY

Jan. 6 Twelfth Night Celebration. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles.
Jan. 10 Community Dance. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles.
Jan. 11 Queens’ Pageant. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles.
Feb. 15. Krewe of Ambrosia Mardi Gras Mambo. Thibodaux.
Feb. 15. Krewe of Hercules Tableaux and Ball. Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, Houma.
Feb. 15. Krewe Des T-Cajun. Larose.
Feb. 16. Krewe of Versailles. Larose.
Feb. 16. Krewe of Shaka. Thibodaux.
Feb. 16. Krewe of Des Petites. Golden Meadow.
Feb. 21. Krewe of Hercules. Westside Route. Houma.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Petit. Caillou, Chauvin.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Aquarius. Westside Route, Houma.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Ambrosia parade. Thibodaux.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Hyacinthians Tableaux and Ball. Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, Houma.
Feb. 22. Annual Mardi Gras Run. Gueydan.
Feb. 22. Vinton Mardi Gras Celebration. Downtown, Vinton.
Feb. 23. Krewe of Hyacinthians. Westside Route, Houma.
Feb. 23. Krewe of Titans. Westside Route, Houma.
Feb. 24. Krewe of the Golden Years parade and ball.
Feb. 28. Merchants’ Parade. Downtown, Lake Charles.
Feb. 28. Krewe of Aphrodite. Westside Route, Houma.
Feb. 28. Krewe of Adonis. Morgan City.
Feb. 28. Krewe of Triton. Lafayette.
Feb. 28. Krewe of Athena. Golden Meadow.

March 1. Krewe of Dionysus. Berwick.
March 1. Krewe of Apollo. Lockport.
March 1. Krewe of Atlantis. Golden Meadow.
March 1. Carlyss Mardi Gras Trail Ride. West Cal Arena, Sulphur.
March 1. Krewe of Babylon. Larose.
March 1. Le Krewe Du Bon Temps parade. Larose.
March 1. World Famous Cajun Extravaganza/Gumbo Cook-Off. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles.
March 1. Zydeco Dance. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles.
March 1. Baldwin Mardi Gras Parade. Baldwin.
March 1. Krewe of Cosmos presentation. Sulphur High School, Sulphur.
March 1. Krewe of Barkus. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles.
March 1. Krewe of Mardi Gras Parade. James Road, Houma.
March 1. Krewe of Illusions. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles.
March 1. Krewe of Omega Parade. Downtown, Lake Charles.
March 1. Krewe of Terreanians Tableaux and Ball. Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center. Houma.
March 1. Cypremort Point Parade. Cypremort.
March 2. Taste de la Louisiane. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles.
March 2. Krewe of Cleophas parade. Thibodaux.
March 2. Krewe of Chronos parade. Thibodaux.
March 2. Krewe of Nereids. Golden Meadow.
March 2. Children’s Day. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles.
March 2. Krewe of Galatea. Morgan City.
March 2. Krewe of Terreanians. Westside Route, Houma.
March 2. Montegut-Children’s Parade. Montegut.
March 2. Children’s Parade. Downtown, Lake Charles.
March 2. Lighted Boat Parade. Lake Charles.
March 3. Krewe of Cleopatra. Westside route, Houma.
March 3. Royal Gala. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles.
March 3. Krewe of Houmas Tableau and Ball. Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, Houma.
March 3. Krewe of Amani. Patterson.
March 4. Krewe of Houmas. Westside route, Houma.
March 4. Tee Mamou-Iota Mardi Gras Folklife Festival. Downtown, Iota.
March 4. Krewe of Ghana.Thibodaux.
March 4. Krewe of Gheens. Gheens.
March 4. Grand Marais Mardi Gras parade. Hwy. 90 E. at College Road, Lafayette.
March 4. Family Affair Mardi Gras Parade. Canal & Main Street, Lafayette.
March 4. Krewe of Andalusia. Downtown, Lafayette.
March 4. Krewe of Neptune. Galliano/Golden Meadow.
March 4. Krewe of Coteau Parade. Francis Romero Memorial Park and LA 88, Lafayette.
March 4. Krewe of Kajuns. Westside route. Houma.
March 4. Krewe of Bonne Terre Mardi Gras. Montegut.
March 4. Iowa Chicken Run. Iowa.
March 4. Motor Gras parade. Downtown-midtown, Lake Charles.
March 4. Krewe of Krewes’ Parade. Downtown-midtown, Lake Charles.
March 4. Franklin Mardi Gras Parade. Franklin.
March 4. Krewe of Hephaestus. Morgan City.


CENTRAL

Feb. 15. Krewe Bayou Le Roux Ball. Pineville.
Feb. 22. Krewe of S’iriser Gala.Pineville.
Feb. 22. Krewe Bayou Le Roux Junior Ball. Pineville.
Feb. 22. Town of Woodworth Mardi Gras Parade. Langston Road, Woodworth.
Feb. 22. Krewe of S’iriser Gala.Pineville.
Feb. 28. Hixson Autoplex Classic Cars & College Cheerleaders Parade. Downtown, Alexandria.
March 1. AMGA 17th annual Children’s Parade. Downtown, Alexandria.
March 1. Krewe of Dionysus. Natchitoches.
March 2. AMGA 20th Annual Krewes Parade. Texas Avenue, Alexandria.


BATON ROUGE/
PLANTATION COUNTRY

Feb. 15. Amedisys Mardi Gras Mambo 10K. Belle of Baton Rouge Atrium, Baton Rouge.
Feb. 15. Krewe of Jupiter. Downtown, Baton Rouge.
Feb.15. Krewe of Cypress. Plaquemine.
Feb. 15. Krewe of Jupiter parade. Downtown Baton Rouge.


Mystic Krewe of Mutts Parade in Baton Rouge

Feb 16. Mystic Krewe of Mutts. North Boulevard & Fourth St, Baton Rouge.
Feb. 16. Mystic Krewe of Mutts Parade. Downtown, Baton Rouge.
Feb. 21. Krewe of Artemis Parade. Downtown, Baton Rouge.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Mystique. Downtown, Baton Rouge.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Orion. Downtown, Baton Rouge.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Mystique Parade. Downtown, Baton Rouge.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Okeanos. Plaquemine.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Orion Parade. Downtown, Baton Rouge.
Feb. 28. Krewe of Southdowns. Southdowns Neighborhood, Baton Rouge.
March 1. Krewe of Spanish Town.  Downtown, Baton Rouge.
March 1. Krewe de Roi. Plaquemine
March 1. Krewe of Spanish Town Parade. Downtown, Baton Rouge.
March 3. Krewe of Comogo Parade. Hwy.1 Civic Center, Plaquemine.


NEW ORLEANS

Jan. 6. Phunny Phorty Phellows. Uptown, New Orleans.

Feb. 15. Krewe of Bilge. Slidell.
Feb. 15. Krewe of Mona Lisa and MoonPie. Slidell.
Feb. 15. Krewe du Vieux. French Quarter, New Orleans.
Feb. 16. Krewe of Perseus. Slidell.
Feb. 15. Krewe Delusion. French Quarter, New Orleans.
Feb. 16. Krewe of Little Rascals. Metairie.
Feb. 21. Krewe of Cork. French Quarter, New Orleans.
Feb. 21. Krewe of Oshun. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 21. Krewe of Cleopatra. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 21. Krewe of Excalibur. Metairie.
Feb. 21. Krewe of Eve. Mandeville.
Feb. 21. Krewe of Atlas. Metairie.
Feb. 22. The Mystic Knights of Adonis. West Bank.
Feb. 22. Knights of Nemesis. Chalmette.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Pontchartrain. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Pontchartrain. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Choctaw. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Freret. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 22. Knights of Sparta. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Caesar. Metairie.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Olympia. Covington.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Titans. Slidell.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Pygmalion. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 22. Krewe of Chewbacchus. Marigny, New Orleans.
Feb. 23. Krewe of Dionysus. Slidell
Feb. 23. Krewe of Carrollton. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 23. Krewe of King Arthur and Merlin. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 23. Krewe of Alla. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 23. Krewe of Tchefuncte. Madisonville.
Feb. 23. Krewe of Thor. Metairie.
Feb. 23. Krewe of Barkus. French Quarter, New Orleans.
Feb. 26. Krewe of Ancient Druids. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 26. Krewe of Nyx. Uptown, New Orleans
Feb. 27. Knights of Babylon. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 27. Krewe of Muses. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 27. Knights of Chaos. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 28. Krewe of Hermes. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 28. Krewe d’Etat. Uptown, New Orleans.
Feb. 28. Krewe of Selene. Slidell.
Feb. 28. Krewe of Centurions. Metairie.
Feb. 28. Krewe of Lyra. Covington.
Feb. 28. Krewe of Morpheus. Uptown, New Orleans.

March 1. Krewe of NOMTOC. West Bank, New Orleans.
March 1. Krewe of Iris. Uptown, New Orleans.
March 1. Krewe of Tucks. Uptown, New Orleans.
March 1. Krewe of Endymion. Mid-City, New Orleans.
March 1. Krewe of Isis. Metairie.
March 2. Krewe of Okeanos. Uptown, New Orleans.
March 2. Krewe of Mid-City. Uptown, New Orleans.
March 2. Krewe of Thoth. Uptown, New Orleans.
March 2. Krewe of Bacchus. Uptown, New Orleans.
March 2. Krewe of Napoleon. Metairie.
March 3. Krewe of Proteus. Uptown, New Orleans.
March 3. Krewe of Orpheus. Uptown, New Orleans.
March 3. Krewe of Hera. Metairie.
March 3. Krewe of Zeus. Metairie.
March 4. Krewe of Zulu. Uptown, New Orleans.
March 4. Krewe of Rex. Uptown, New Orleans.
March 4. Krewe of Grela. West Bank.
March 4. Krewe of Argus. Metairie.
March 4. Krewe of Elks Orleans. Uptown, New Orleans.
March 4. Krewe of Crescent City. Uptown, New Orleans.
March 4. Krewe of Elks Jefferson. Metairie.
March 4. Krewe of Jefferson. Metairie.
March 4. Societe de Ste. Anne. French Quarter, New Orleans.
March 4. Krewe de Lune. French Quarter, New Orleans.
March 4. Mondo Cayo. French Quarter, New Orleans.


 

You Might Also Like

7 Things To Do in New Orleans This Weekend

Our top picks for this weekend's events

14 Things To Do in New Orleans This Weekend

We rounded up the best of this weekend's events.

Eustis Guillment

Giving voice to his music

Fleur de List

Our picks for Carnival's top 25 parades.

A Home Fit for a King

Kevin Kelly’s mansion is made for Mardi Gras.

Add your comment:

Latest Posts

Being Social But Never Looking Up

Embracing — and eschewing — technology and social media

City Park's historic Carousel gets a facelift

An interview with Casie Duplechain, Executive Director for Friends of City Park.

Soccer Considered: When the World Cup Runneth Over

In a world of conflict, considering the peaceful competition of the World Cup

Renaissance Publishing Wins Big at Press Club Awards

The company won eight first place awards and multiple second and third place awards at the Press Club of New Orleans' Excellence in Journalism Awards.

Cool Drinks to Enjoy This Summer

Creative spins on the daiquiri and other cool drinks to try when it's hot.