Mardi Gras in Acadiana: Here’s What We Know

At least we have king cake!

The Mardi Gras season is coming to an end and for Louisiana, it has definitely been a quiet cold season. No parades, barn dances, or large pots of gumbo being shared crowds of people. The pandemic is continuing to linger canceling high-risk events. There are a few celebrations still happening. If you are interested in venturing out, check out this list from KATC.

Acadia Parish
Tee Mamou-Iota – Canceled
Carnival D’Acadie – Canceled
Church Point Courir – Canceled
Rayne Mardi Gras Parade & Celebration – Canceled

Evangeline Parish
Town of Mamou Mardi Gras – Canceled
Mamou Children’s Mardi Gras – Canceled
Mamou Courir – No decision made yet

Iberia Parish
Krewe of Ezana Jeanerette Mardi Gras Parade – Canceled
Grand Marais Mardi Gras Parade – Canceled
Krewe of Coteau Mardi Gras Parade – Unknown
Loreauville parade and festivities – Canceled
New Iberia Parade – Canceled
New Iberia – New Iberia residents celebrate “Yardi Gras”

Jeff Davis Parish
Jennings Mardi Gras – No decision made yet
Elton Mardi Gras Run – Will decide at the Feb. 8th meeting

Lafayette Parish
Youngsville Mardi Gras Parade – Canceled
Queen’s Parade – Canceled
King Gabriel’s Parade – Canceled
Lafayette Mardi Gras Festival Parade – Canceled
Carencro Parade – Canceled
Scott Parade – Canceled
Rio Parade – Canceled
Krewe Des Chien – Canceled
TownSquare Media Independent Parade – Canceled
Southwest Mardi Gras Association Pageant & Ball – Canceled
Parti Gras in the Parc – Canceled
Clark Field Mardi Gras Indians – Canceled
Children’s Parade – Canceled
Krewe of Bonaparte – Canceled
Le Festival de Mardi Gras – Canceled
Vermilionville Performance Center is hosting a Mardi Gras Mambo Live Stream Concert featuring Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience on February 13, 2021 at 7:30.

TRAIL’s Lundi Gras Bar-A-Thon – Monday, Feb 15 – This event is happening. Find out more, click here.

The Scott Business Association is asking businesses and residents to decorate The City of Scott for Mardi Gras. Judging held on Friday, February 12, 2021, starting at noon, and on Saturday, February 13, 2021, starting at 3 pm

Krewe of Rio – Mardi Gras parades for 2021 canceled. Krewe of Carnivale en Rio wants to see homes decked out in festive purple, green, and gold.

Southwest Mardi Gras – The Greater Southwest Louisiana Mardi Gras Association has created an alternative Mardi Gras celebration.

St. Landry Parish
Courir de Mardi Gras & Chicken Run – Eunice – Mardi Gras parade canceled, but will still do the chicken run
2021 Eunice Courir de Mardi Gras route:
Opelousas Mardi Gras Celebration – Canceled
Cankton Courir de Mardi Gras – Undecided
Sunset Mardi Gras Parade – Canceled
Opelousas Imperial Mardi Gras Ball and Parade – Canceled
Lebeau Mardi Gras Parade – Canceled

St. Martin Parish
Henderson Mardi Gras Parade – Canceled
St. Martinville’s Newcomers Club – Canceled

St. Mary Parish
Franklin Mardi Gras Parade – Canceled
Krewe of Hephaestus Parade – Canceled
Krewe of Donnis Annual Baldwin Mardi Gras – Canceled
Berwick/Bayou Vista Parade – Canceled

Vermilion Parish
Krewe Chic-A-La-Pie Mardi Gras Parade – Canceled