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Mardi Gras Mambo!

It’s time to let the good times roll on the Cajun Coast! Only 1.5 hours from New Orleans, Mardi Gras on the Cajun Coast is family fun! From the Friday leading into Fat Tuesday, enjoy parades throughout St. Mary Parish.  There will be a men’s krewe, several couple’s krewes, a children’s krewe and an all krewes’ parade in Franklin to round out the weekend of fun. Come celebrate with feasting and fun on the Cajun Coast! Check out the complete list of parades: https://cajuncoast.com/event/mardi-gras-on-the-cajun-coast/#Parades. And check out our Mardi Gras Brochure for more info on parade routes: https://cajuncoast.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/Mardi-Gras-Brochure-2024.pdf.

List of parades:

February 9, 2024 – Krewe of Adonis. Morgan City. Begins on 2nd Street under the La. 182 bridge and proceeds to Onstead Street continuing down Sixth St. to Marguerite St., Ninth St./Hwy.70, Brashear Avenue onto Victor II Blvd. and ending at the Morgan City Auditorium on Myrtle Street, 7pm.  985-380-8224.

February 10, 2024 – Baldwin Mardi Gras Parade. Baldwin. Begins on Hwy. 182/Main St. at the Sager-Brown facility, continues down Hwy. 182/Main St., turns left onto Martin Luther King Blvd., turns right on Bollard St., ending at Baldwin Community Center on Bollard St. 1pm 985-380-8224.

February 10, 2024 – Cypremort Point Parade. Cypremort Point State Park, Hwy. 319 at 1pm.

February 10, 2024 – Krewe of Dionysius Parade, Berwick, The procession will line up on Gilmore Drive and turn on John Street, Robicheaux Street, Mount Street, Gilmore Drive, right on La. 182, Tournament Boulevard, Fairview Drive then to Pattie Drive, where it will disband at Berwick Junior High School. Krewe of Hannibal will follow the Krewe of Dionysius Parade at 2pm.

February 11, 2024 – Krewe of Galatea Parade. Morgan City. Begins on 2nd Street under the La. 182 bridge and proceeds to Onstead Street continuing down Sixth St. to Marguerite St., Ninth St./Hwy.70, Clothilde Street onto Victor II Blvd. and ending at the Morgan City Auditorium on Myrtle St. 2pm.

February 11, 2024 – Krewe of Nike will follow Krewe of Galatea Parade; 2:30pm.

February 12, 2024 – Krewe of Amani Parade. Parade begins at Patterson High School on Hwy. 182/Main St. and continues down Hwy. 182/Main St. to Place Norman Shopping Center. 2pm.

February 12, 2024 – Krewe of Hera Parade Begins on 2nd Street under the La. 182 bridge and proceeds to Onstead Street continuing down Sixth St. to Marguerite St., Ninth St./Hwy.70, Clothilde to onto Victor II Blvd. and ending at the Morgan City Auditorium on Myrtle St. 7pm.

February 13, 2024 – Franklin Mardi Gras Parade. Franklin. Begins at Franklin Senior High School on Main St., proceeds east on Main St., making a U-turn and then continues onto Willow St. The parade then turns right onto Third St., disbanding at the end of Third St. 1pm.

February 13, 2024 – Krewe of Hephaestus Parade. Morgan City. Begins on the corner of Sixth and Sycamore St., proceeds on Sixth St. to Marguerite St. to Ninth St./Hwy. 70, to Clothilde, to Victor II Blvd. and ending at the Morgan City Auditorium on Myrtle St. 2pm.

February 13, 2024 – Siracusaville Parade, Siracusaville. Participants will line up on Siracusa Road at 1 p.m. and proceed to James Street and Grace Street before ending at the Siracusaville Recreation Center.

Indulge in a traditional sweet or savory King Cake from one of our many bakeries on the Cajun Coast! Check out our list of bakeries for all the options, but you should find your style of King Cake, from cinnamon roll, to filled, to doughnut in our featured list below! So, order ahead or stop in throughout the Mardi Gras season for your favorite. Get the list of King Cake stops: https://cajuncoast.com/event/mardi-gras-on-the-cajun-coast/

JOIN US ON SOCIAL! Have a favorite Mardi Gras parade?  Trying a unique Mardi Gras food item like Burger De Gras at The Original Castalano’s for the first time?  Celebrating with family and friends?  We want to see!  Share your photos, videos or tiktoks with us on social media using the hashtag #cajuncoastmardigras!  Random winners for sweet prizes will be chosen. 



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Mardi Gras Mambo!