What's Mardi Gras without a Queen to lead the festivities and the parades.  Well today at the Lake Charles Civic Center they will be holding the pageant's to crown a 2013 Miss Mardi Gras of Southwest Louisiana.  Here are the details.

Want to see the next Queen be crowned?

Times: 9 a.m.; 6:30 p.m.
Location: Lake Charles Civic Center
Address: 900 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone: 337-660-1968

Admission: $5 Adults/$3 Children 12 & Under

For a full list of Mardi Gras Events in Southwest Louisiana, CLICK HERE!

Happy Mardi Gras everyone!