Southwest Louisiana Mardi Gras

Lake Charles Celebrates January 5 - Febraury 13, 2024!

Mardi Gras in Lake Charles is in full swing with the culmination of all the events leading up to Mardi Gras Day, Tuesday, February 13, 2024. Check out the updated parade routes for festivities taking place in the Lake Area. Lake Charles Mardi Gras krewes are gearing up for a festive season filled with parades, gumbo cookoffs, and plenty of King Cake. Lake Charles Mardi Gras is family-friendly, and it boasts over 60 krewes that participate in the Krewe of Krewes Parade, which is the culmination of the season on Fat Tuesday. Many bakeries, restaurants, and businesses also participate in the Mardi Gras season by offering traditional King Cakes, food, and drink options with a Mardi Gras twist or seasonal specials and events to celebrate the Mardi Gras spirit in Southwest Louisiana.

Be sure to visit the Mardi Gras events page for a full lineup of Mardi Gras magic in Lake Charles!

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ABOUT THE EPISODE Guest David Faulk, the director of the Southwest Louisiana Mardi Gras Museum, joins hosts Brady and Anna on Louisiana’s Playground to discuss Louisiana’s premiere festival, Mardi…