Vinton Mardi Gras Celebration
Saturday, Feb. 23, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Frills, feathers and Mardi Gras magic will be in full swing during the Town of Vinton's Mardi Gras celebration in downtown Vinton.
Knights of Columbus will host a gumbo cook-off at 8 a.m. when the teams will begin cooking and a parade at 1 p.m., starting at Vinton Middle School and ending at Knights of Columbus Hall where the gumbo judging will begin at 2 p.m. Free gumbo tasting begins after the judging.
For more information on the event and updates, call Vinton City Hall at (337) 589-7453. For general information on the 2017 Mardi Gras season, contact the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau at (800) 456-7952 or visit www.swlamardigras.com.