Feathers, fabulous frocks and the fais-do-do can only mean one thing-it's Mardi Gras time! Lake Charles, Louisiana does it like no other!
Text MARDIGRAS to Nixle (888777) and the will have special alerts for Mardi Gras.
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All parade routes (except for the Krewe of Omega Parade) will begin at the north end of Bord du Lac Drive, cross over Lakeshore Drive onto West Mill Street, turn right onto Ryan Street and continue south on Ryan to Sale Road where the parades will end.
The Krewe of Omega Parade will depart the Civic Center heading east on Broad Street, turn left onto Enterprise Boulevard, then left onto Mill Street to return to the Civic Center.