The Mardi Gras season officially kicked off Saturday night with the 12th Night Celebration hosted by the Krewes of Centaur and Gemini at the Bossier Civic Center. But on Friday night the area royalty got the chance to let their hair down in a casual setting at the annual Royalty Mixer at the Centaur Den.
The 12th Night Party to kick off the Mardi Gras season was quite an event. The Krewe of Centaur parade rolls on February 9th while the Krewe of Gemini is set to roll on February 2nd. Both will begin downtown and wrap up near the duck pond on East Kings.
Time to drop off five Mardi Gras dresses to the cleaners today and get a Dryel for the rest that can't be dry cleaned, get your nails done tonight and plan to Mystic in the morning. Yep, Mardi Gras kicks off this Saturday!
You can feel the excitement in the air. Mardi Gras is almost here. Every August, the local Mardi Gras Krewes announce their Royalty at a Half Way to Mardi Gras party. At last count there were approximately 17 Mardi Gras Krewes in Shreveport. Think of the economic impact Mardi Gras has on the city of Shreveport.
It's hard to believe that we're halfway to another Mardi Gras season! Well, to celebrate this anniversary of sorts, The Krewe of Centaur Midway to Mardi Gras Coronation Party. It's coming up Saturday night August 11 at 6:30 p.m. at Riverview Hall.
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.
Had a blast at Mardi Gras in New Orleans. We stayed at the Bourbon Orleans Hotel. Our room was on the corner on the 5th floor overlooking Bourbon Street from both sides of the room. That was spectacular
I love Mardi Gras, don't get me wrong. But we are in the part of Louisiana that THINKS they are part of Texas, until something Louisiana related happens. It's not our fault, I mean, the Disney movie "The Princess and the Frog" said it best
The Krewe of Gemini Parade is getting ready for its culmination event tomorrow. Tonight is the float loading party starts at 5:00 today at the Gemini Den on East Texas in Bossier. The parade is tomorrow afternoon at 4:30pm.
After the jump you can get the correct map for tomorrow's parade.
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