It is one of the most fun times of the year in Southwest Louisiana. It's Mardi Gras and that means great parades are ready to roll. We wanted to make sure you knew the times and routes so you don't miss any of the fun...
The Courir De Mardi Gras is translated to"Mardi Gras Run" and is a tradition in South and central Louisiana. It's where a group of revelers get together and go house to house in a community to collect items for a gumbo and once it's done is results in a big cook out and dance.
Here is a really cool video I found from 1975 from the documentary "The Good Times are Killing Me".
Monday, January 6
Twelfth Night, 6:30PM – Lake Charles Civic Center -- An enchanting evening with the 2013 royal courts of more than 50 krewes making their last glittering promenade, ushering in the 2014 season...
The Krewe of Omega Mardi Gras parade will be held in downtown Lake Charles. The Krewe of Omega was formed in 1970 by Joseph Moffett Jr. and its purpose is to provide social activities for the young and elderly...
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