NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:
Shelley Johnson, executive director
or
Kaylen Fletcher, public relations manager
www.visitlakecharles.org
(337) 436-9588 or (800) 456-7952


Mardi Gras of Southwest Louisiana
Vinton Mardi Gras Celebration

VINTON, La. (December 18, 2012)-Frills, feathers and Mardi Gras magic will be in full swing during the Town of Vinton's Mardi Gras celebration on Saturday, Feb. 2, in downtown Vinton.

Vinton will usher in the Mardi Gras season beginning with a chicken run at 8 a.m. followed by a gumbo cook-off and ending with a parade at 2 p.m. The parade will run through downtown Vinton and end at the Knights of Columbus Hall where the gumbo judging will begin.

For more information on the event and updates, call (337) 589-7453. For general information on the 2013 Mardi Gras season, contact the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau at (800) 456-7952 or visit www.swlamardigras.com.

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