Mardi Gras Parades Schedule & Routes

Mardi Gras in one of the biggest celebrations all year in Louisiana and there is no exception in Southwest Louisiana. With more than a dozen parades and Mardi Gras celebrations, get ready to enjoy the second largest Mardi Gras celebration in the state!

Parade Routes

The Merchants ParadeChildren’s Parade and Krewe of Krewes Parade travel down Pine St. to Ryan St. then south on Ryan St. to Sale Road.

The Second Line Stroll and Jeeps on Parade travel down Ryan St., south to Sallier Street.

Krewe of Omega Parade starts at the front of the Civic Center along Kirby Street, travels east along Broad Street, takes a left on Enterprise Blvd. to Mill St., a left on Mill and back into the backside of the Civic Center via Bord du Lac.

For all of the pet lovers out there, the Krewe of Barkus Parade is always a fun event to experience as dogs of all shapes and sizes put on the Mardi Gras seasons best as they parade by the Civic Center.

Feathers, fabulous frocks and the fais-do-do can only mean one thing - it's Mardi Gras time in Lake Charles, Louisiana. This destination does it like no other!