Lake Charles and all surrounding areas get ready to do it big with the 34th annual Lake Charles Mardi Gras Chicken Run in Lake Charles this weekend with fun for the entire family.

 

The official kickoff party will be inside the KPC Hall this Saturday night with Lil Nate and The Zydeco Big Tymers live in concert for a big zydeco party like no other. The doors open at 9 and the party goes until. Then Sunday get ready for the parade with the lineup beginning at noon at the Lake Charles civic center. The parade kicks off at 12:45 pm. ATV's, UTV's, Horses and floats are all welcomed. If you are looking to enter a horse into the parade, make sure you call to pre regiseter your horse at 337660-1050. Then after the parade get ready for the fun kicking off around 3 pm with Chris Ardoin and Nu Step and Sean Ardoin and Zydekool and the boss of Zydeco Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco band live in the building. This will be fun for the entire family and you are all invited to attend. Make sure you check below for the parade route, we'll see you there.

Lake Charles Chicken Run Parade Route:

 

Departs LC Civic Center 12noon
Lakeshore Dr to Pryce St to Enterprise Blvd to Opelousas St to Simmons St to Fitzenreiter Rd to Fitzenreiter Rd Boat Launch (halfway point)
 Leave boat launch to Goos Blvd to Opelousas St to Enterprise Blvd to Pine St to Lakeshore Dr back to Civic Center.