LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — Carnival season 2023 is building to its climax with an abundance of things to do in Acadiana.

Here is a list of activities to round out the season on Lundi Gras and Mardi Gras:

Lundi Gras, Feb. 20

Mardi Gras, Feb. 21

  • Courir de Mardi Gras & Chicken Run, 7 a.m., Northwest Community Center Pavilion, Eunice
  • Tee Mamou-Iota Mardi Gras Folklife Festival, 9 a.m., Downtown Iota
  • Carnival D’Acadie, 10a.m., Downtown Crowley
  • King Gabriel’s Parade, 10 a.m., Downtown to Cajun Field
  • Mamou Parade, 10 a.m.
  • Opelousas Parade, 11 a.m., starting near Le Vieux Village Heritage Park
  • Lafayette Mardi Gras Festival Parade, 1 p.m., Downtown to Cajun Field
  • Franklin Parade, 1 p.m., begins at Franklin Senior High
  • Siracusaville Parade, 1 p.m., begins on Siracusa Rd.
  • Krewe of Coteau Parade, 1 p.m., Francis Romero Memorial Park
  • Kaplan Parade, 2 p.m.
  • Krewe of Hephaestus Parade, 2 p.m., begins on the corner of Sixth and Sycamore St.
  • Family Affair Parade, 2 p.m., Main St. Loreauville
  • Independent Parade, 2:30 p.m., Downtown to Cajun Field
  • Krewe of Hephaestus, 2 p.m., begins at Sycamore & Sixth St.
  • Krewe Chic A La Pie Mardi Gras Parade, 2 p.m., Downtown Kaplan