With the annual 12th Night festivities already in our rearview mirror, it's time to kick off the 2020 Mardi Gras season here in northwest Louisiana!

Thank you to Captain of Captains Tracy Herrin for providing the updated master calendar for all things Mardi Gras related... from parties to parades and grand bals, if it's about Carnival, you'll find what you're looking for here! Make sure you bookmark this page so you don't miss a single bead or throw!

Jan 10, Friday – Krewe of Akewa Grand Bal – Sweet 16

Moose Lodge, Shreveport, doors open at 6:30, tableau begins at 7:30, tickets $60, attire black tie optional or costume

Jan 11, Saturday - Krewe of Artemis Grand Bal – L’Orient

Springhill Civic Center, 101 Machen Drive, Springhill, doors open at 6:30, tableau begins at 7:30, tickets $70, BYOB, attire black tie optional

Jan 17, Friday - Krewe of Sobek Grand Bal – Harlem Nights

Shreveport Convention Center, doors open at 6:00, tableau begins at 8:00, tickets $80, attire formal

Jan 18, Saturday

-----Krewe of Sobek Parade

Louisiana State Fairgrounds, Shreveport, 1:00

-----Krewe of Demeter Grand Bal – Vegas

Dave Means Building, Grand Cane, doors open at 6:00, tableau begins at 7:30, tickets $75, with $15 bottomless cups, attire formal or Vegas dressy

Jan 20, Monday - Krewe of Harambee Parade

Municipal Auditorium, 1:00

 

Jan 24, Friday - Krewe of Elders Grand Bal – Grand Owl Opry

American Legion Post #14, Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport, doors open at 6:00, tableau begins at 7:30, tickets $65, attire black tie optional

Jan 25, Saturday

-----Krewe of Excellence Grand Bal – A Night of Stars on Bourbon Street

Natchitoches Event Center, 750 Second Street, Natchitoches, doors open at 5:30, tableau begins at 6:40, tickets $65, attire formal

-----Krewe of Nemesis Grand Bal – Neon Nights

202 West Church Street, Springhill, doors open at 7:00, tableau begins at 8:00, tickets $65, BYOB, attire formal

Jan 26, Sunday - Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Grand Jazz Brunch

Jan 31, Friday - Krewe of Justinian Grand Bal – Gotham City Mardi Gras Gala

Horseshoe Riverdome, doors open at 6:30, tableau begins at 8:00, tickets $100, tables of ten reserved for $125, attire black tie

Feb 1, Saturday

-----Krewe of Centaur Grand Bal – Centaur Presents the Guardians of Time

Shreveport Convention Center, doors open at 6:30, tableau begins at 8:00, tickets $90, attire black tie

-----Krewe of Demeter Parade,

Mansfield, 6:00

Feb 7, Friday - Krewe of Atlas Grand Bal – Sweet Dreams

Shreveport Convention Center, doors open at 7:00, tableau begins at 8:00, tickets $85 until 1/25 and $90 thereafter, attire formal

Feb 8, Saturday

-----Mardi Gras on Main Street Parade

Springhill, 1:00

-----Minden Main Street Mardi Gras Parade, Minden

-----Krewe of Dionysos Grand Bal – Roaring Into the ’20s

Natchitoches Events Center, doors open at 6:30, tableau begins at 7:30, tickets $100, BYOB, attire formal

-----Krewe of Gemini Grand Bal – Vacation

Shreveport Convention Center, doors open at 6:30, tableau begins at 8:00, tickets $100, attire black tie

Feb 9, Sunday - Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Pet Parade

Feb 14, Friday - Krewe des Ambassadeurs Grand Bal – Putting on the Red, White, & Blue

Sam’s Town Casino, doors open at 6:30, tableau begins at 8:00, tickets $80, attire black tie

Feb 15, Saturday - Krewe of Centaur Parade

Downtown-to-duck pond route, 3:30

Feb 21, Friday - Krewe of Highland Grand Bal

Feb 22, Saturday

-----Krewe of Gemini Parade

Downtown-to-duck pond route, 3:30

-----Krewe of Harambee Grand Bal – Sankofa

Shreveport Convention Center, doors open at 6:30, tableau begins at 8:00, tickets $85, attire formal

Feb 23, Sunday - Krewe of Highland Parade

Feb 25, Tuesday - MARDI GRAS DAY

-----Children’s Parade

Pierre Bossier Mall, 6:30

-----Farewell to Mari Gras Party

-----Bridge Closing