Happy Mardi Gras everyone!  We hope you have a great time today out celebrating Mardi Gras.

Here is a list of some of the events and parades scheduled for today.

Fat Tuesday, February 12

Iowa Chicken Run -- Iowa Knights of Columbus Hall, 10 a.m.  Run starts and ends at hall and runs west down U.S. 90.

Motorcycle, Hot Rods & Classics Parade -- Downtown Lake Charles, noon


Krewe of Krewes’ Parade -- Downtown Lake Charles, 5 p.m.


The Krewe of Krewes' parade Starts at the Lake Charles Civic Center and goes east on Mill Street which runs behind the Capital one tower to Ryan Street.  Then the Krewe of Krewe's parade heads South down Ryan Street for about 5 miles and ends at the corner of Ryan and Sale Road.

For more information visit the Convention and Visitor's Bureau Mardi Gras website

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