LAKE CHARLES, La. (January 2, 2020)—The Cinderella night of Mardi Gras manifests on Lundi Gras, Monday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. with a lavish promenade of more than 60 krewes’ royalty in extravagant, glittering costumes before thousands of residents and visitors at the Lake Charles Civic Center Coliseum, 900 Lakeshore Drive.

Kings and queens, royal dukes and duchesses, captains, courtesans, and jesters in museum-quality costumes will be in full display, complete with music and dancing for everyone at the second largest Mardi Gras in Louisiana. 

Advance tickets to the Royal Gala are $7 and will be available at the following locations in January 2020:  Gordon’s Drug Store and Party Time Store. Tickets are $8 at the door.  Children age five and younger are admitted free. 

Mardi Gras of Southwest Louisiana would not be possible without the help of generous sponsors including Visit Lake Charles, Upscale Productions and Coushatta Casino Resort.

For more information, contact Visit Lake Charles at (337) 436-9588 or visit for a full schedule of Mardi Gras events.