Captain of Asclepius Doug Kochenderfer has been busy and has compiled the latest list of Mardi Gras activities for Krewes in the Shreveport-Bossier City. Just because it is June, doesn't mean we have to wait until January for the Mardi Party to begin.




4th Sat., Krewe of Artemis Coronation, 7:00 PM, CAC Building Springhill, LA

10th Fri., Krewe Les Femmes Mystique Coronation, Diamond Jacks, details TBD

11th Sat., Krewe of Centaur Coronation, details TBD

17th Fri., Krewe of Justinian Coronation, Sam’s Town

18th Sat., Krewe of Gemini Coronation, Horseshoe Riverdome, details TBD

25th Sat., Krewe Des Ambassadeurs Coronation, details TBD

26th Sun., Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Coronation, Taylortown Store


8th Sat., Krewe of Harambee Coronation, Eldorado Casino

14th Fri., Krewe of Sobek Coronation, details TBD

15th Sat., Krewe of Akewa Coronation, details TBD

22nd Sat., Krewe of Aesclepius Coronation, tentative


5th Fri., Krewe of Elders Coronation, American Legion Cross Lake

6th Sat., Krewe of Aesclepius and Red River Lions are hosting “Hit the Links for the Lions”

Charity Golf Tournament Meadowlake Golf Club – 8:00 am 4 man scramble $50pp/$200 4-man team. Proceeds will be donated to the Louisiana Lions Camp - and the Louisiana Lions Eye Bank -
Contact: Jeni Richard 210-9635 or 925-9754 –


3rd Sat., Krewe of Atlas Coronation, V “Mobsters, Molls, and Mardi Gras, Capri Theater,

620 Milam St. Shreveport, 7:00 PM until midnight, Attire 1920’s Gangster or

Flapper. Catering by Monjunis, Cash Bar, Silent Auction. Music by Louisiana


10th Sat., Minden Fasching Karneval, Downtown Minden

11th Sun., Minden Fasching Karneval, Downtown Minden



4th Fri., Royalty Mixer, details, TBD

5th Sat., 12th Night Celebration, details TBD

11th Fri., Krewe of Elders Grand Bal, details TBD

11th Fri., Krewe of Akewa Grand Bal, details TBD

12th Sat., Krewe of Aesclepius Grand Bal, details TBD

12th Sat., Krewe of Artemis Grand Bal, 6:30 PM, Civic Center Springhill, LA

18th Fri., Krewe of Sobek Grand Bal, details TBD

18th Fri., Krewe of Justinian Grand Bal, Horseshoe Riverdome, details, TBD

19th Sat., Krewe Les Femmes Mystique, Diamond Jacks, details TBD

19th Sat., Krewe of Centaur Grand Bal, details, TBD

20th Sun., Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Jazz Brunch, details TBD

25th Fri., Krewe Des Ambassadeurs Grand Bal XII, details TBD

26th Sat., Springhill Main street Mardi Gras Parade, 1:00 PM.

26th Sat., Minden Main Street Parade, details TBA

26th Sat., Krewe of Gemini Grand Bal, Shreveport Convention Ctr., details TBA


1st Fri., Krewe of Centaur Float Loading, Centaur Krewe Den

1st Fri., Krewe of Atlas Grand Bal V, Diamond Jacks Casino Resort, detail TBA

2nd Sat., Krewe of Centaur Parade

3rd Sun., Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Pet Parade

8th Fri., Krewe of Highland Bal, Randall T. Moore Center, details TBD

8th Fri., Krewe of Gemini Float Loading, Gemini Krewe Den

9th Sat., Krewe of Gemini Parade

9th Sat., Krewe of Dionysos Parade

9th Sat., Krewe of Harambee Bal, Horseshoe Riverdome, details TBD

10th Sun., Krewe of Highland Parade, traditional date

12th Tues., Krewe of Aesclepius Children’s Parade

12th Tues., Fat Tuesday Bridge Closing Ceremony