Carencro Police remind public of road closure, rules ahead of Mardi Gras parade

Mardi Gras

CARENCRO, La. (KLFY) — The Carencro Mardi Gras Association will be hosting the annual Mardi Gras parade in the city of Carencro on February 15.

Carencro Police want people to be prepared and are reminding the public of the following:

1. The parade will begin at 11:00 am in the 700 block of W. Butcher Switch Road, turn right on LA Hwy 182 (N. University Ave), and end at Debutante Road. Roads will be closed at 10:00 am. No one will be allowed to travel on the roadways once they are closed.

2. Any vehicle blocking a roadway will be towed at the owner’s expense; this includes trailers and items placed along the parade route. For the safety of others parking along the parade route will not be allowed until daylight the morning of parade, February 15, 2020.

3. It is suggested that all parade goers arrive at their destination along the parade route early.

4. The parade is expected to last approximately three hours; therefore, local residents should make all necessary arrangements ahead of time to avoid any inconveniences.

5. This is a family friendly event. No sexually oriented items or items depicting illegal drugs are allowed to be sold, thrown, or displayed at the event. No vulgar music will be tolerated by event goers or on floats.

6. No glass containers are allowed along the route.

7. Paintball guns, water guns, fog machines, and fireworks are prohibited.

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