LOUISIANA (KLFY) — Anywhere else, Feb. 21 is just Tuesday. In Louisiana, it’s Mardi Gras. In Acadiana, Mardi Gras welcomes a season full of parades, balls, runs, and boucheries. A full schedule of Mardi Gras events in Acadiana is listed below, by date. Parade routes for Lafayette, Carencro, and Youngsville are also included. If you have an event you would like to add, email us at news@klfy.com.

Jan. 14

Jan. 21

Jan. 28

Feb. 3

Feb. 4

  • Welsh Mardi Gras Run and Parade, 12 p.m.
  • Lake Arthur Mardi Grass Ball, 6 p.m.
  • Children’s Cornucopia Ball, 7 p.m., Cade Community Center, Smede Highway, St. Martinville

Friday, Feb. 10

Saturday, Feb. 11

Sunday, Feb. 12

Friday, Feb. 17

Saturday, Feb. 18

Sunday, Feb. 19

Monday, Feb. 20

Mardi Gras day, 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