With the new year comes the official start Carnival season!
Here is a schedule of events provided by our partners at The Daily Advertiser:
Krewe of Bonaparte — Feb. 24, Cajundome.
Greater SWLA Mardi Gras Association — public ball, Feb. 25, Heymann Performing Arts Center.
Lafayette Parish Mardi Gras Parade Schedule
Feb. 21-25 — Le Festival de Mardi Gras à Lafayette. Cajun Field, Lafayette. Carnival rides and games, live music, food vendors, parades roll through festival grounds. Times vary.
Feb. 24 — Queen Evangeline’s Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field. 6 p.m.
Feb. 25 — King Gabriel’s Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field. 10 a.m.
Feb. 25 — Lafayette Mardi Gras Festival Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field. 1 p.m.
Feb. 25 — TownSquare Media Independent Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field. 2:30 p.m.