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 Xanadu — Feb. 21, Cajundome.
Krewe of Triton — Feb. 22, Cajundome, from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m.
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. 22 — Youngsville Mardi Gras Parade. Public Works building to Fountain View. 11 a.m.
Feb. 22 — Children’s Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 12:30 p.m.
Feb. 22 — Krewe of Bonaparte Mardi Gras Parade. Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette. 6:30 p.m.
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.