Mardi Gras Events in Southwest Louisiana 2019

2019 Mardi Gras Events in Southwest Louisiana

Mardi Gras 2019 is on March 5th, but the events celebrating the holiday start more than a month before that. Browse through our list below to see all of the Mardi Gras 2019 events going on in Sulphur, Lake Charles, Vinton, Westlake, and Iowa.

You can also find a link to our poll of where to find the best king cake in Southwest Louisiana at the bottom of the list.

41st Annual Iowa Chicken Run and Parade
March 5, 2019 – Doors open at 8 a.m. The Mardi Gras floats start lining up at 8:30 a.m. The parade will begin at 10 a.m.
Iowa KC Hall – 503 U.S. 90 Iowa, LA 70647
Directions
Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under
For more information contact 337-842-1875 or 337-884-1403.

Second Line Stroll
March 5, 2019 – 1 p.m.
Downtown Lake Charles – From Downtown down Ryan Street to Sallier Street.
Approximate location of the parade starting point
A walking parade down Ryan Street to Sallier Street in Lake Charles.

Jeeps on Parade
March 5, 2019
Parade start at 2 p.m.
Starting in Downtown Lake Charles near the Civic Center, then traveling to and progressing down Ryan Street.
Ryan Street Lake Charles, LA 70601
Lake Charles Mardi Gras Parades Route

Motor Gras Parade
March 5, 2019 – 3 p.m.
Starting in Downtown Lake Charles near the Civic Center, then traveling to and progressing down Ryan Street.
Ryan Street Lake Charles, LA 70601
Lake Charles Mardi Gras Parades Route
A parade of classic, exotic, and custom vehicles.

Krewe of Krewes Mardi Gras Parade
March 5, 2019 – 5 p.m.
Starting in Downtown Lake Charles near the Civic Center, then traveling to and progressing down Ryan Street.
Ryan Street Lake Charles, LA 70601
Lake Charles Mardi Gras Parades Route
Over 60 krewes on more than 100 floats rolling through Lake Charles playing music, throwing candy and other goodies, and having an all around good time.

Lake Charles Mardi Gras Parades Route

Mardi Gras of Southwest Louisiana’s Merchants’ Parade (Friday, March 1), Children’s Parade (Sunday, March 3) and Krewe of Krewes Parade (Tuesday, March 5) will all depart Bord du Lac Drive and head north on Lakeshore Drive, turn east onto Pine Street before continuing south down Ryan Street to Sale Road. Bord du Lac Drive, portions of Lakeshore Drive, Pine Street and Ryan Street will be closed to vehicular traffic during the parades.

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