Carnival season kicked off with Twelfth Night and continues until Mardi Gras Day, February 13th. The first parade rolls in southwest Louisiana in Vinton on February 3rd. Here's the list so you can plan your bead-catching fun!

Thursday, February 8 @ 7pm- City of Sulphur Mardi Gras Parade

Thursday, February 8 @ 7PM- Lake Charles Mardi Gras Lighted Boat Parade

Saturday, February 10 @ 2PM- Lake Charles Krewe of Omega Parade

Saturday, February 10 @ 3PM- Lake Charles Krewe of Barkus Parade

Saturday, February 10 @ 4:30PM- Jennings Mardi Gras Parade

Sunday, February 11 @ 3:30PM- Lake Charles Mardi Gras Children's Day Parade

Tuesday, February 13 @ 1PM- Lake Charles Second Line Stroll

Tuesday, February 13 @ 2PM- Lake Charles Jeeps On Parade

Tuesday, February 13 @ 3PM- Lake Charles Motor Gras Parade

If you know about a parade and we don't have it on our list, please email me at tracy.wirtz@townsquaremedia.com. I want to make sure everyone know where to join the fun!

Happy Mardi Gras!