It's Mardi Gras time in Southwest Louisiana and that means it's also time for the traditional Mardi Gras and chicken runs.

Le Krewe Du Le Originales Et Les Enfant is having just that! Friday and Saturday, February 1st and 2nd, the party is on! It is one of the funnest Mardi Gras runs you can be apart of in Southwest Louisiana.

Want to be part of it? here are the details!

Mardi Gras Run (Photo by Le Krewe Du Le Originales Et Les Enfants)

The festivities begin on Friday afternoon February 1st and go through Saturday February 2nd. Here is the list of events:

 

Le Krewe Du Le Originales Et Les Enfant

Annual Mardi Gras and Chicken Run

 

  • Friday February, 1st 2013

    Annual Mardi Gras Run

    Gueydan, La - Duck Festival Grounds

    Traditional Mardi Gras and Chicken Run

  • 12 Noon

  • Duck Festival Grounds will open for campers and horse trailers.

    (Spot Rental for Campers and Horse Trailers - w/water & electric)

    $40.00 - Weekend

    For more information contact Paula dePerrodill at 337-789-6134

     

     

    Mardi Gras Run Horses (Photo Provided by Le Krewe Du Le Originales Et Les Enfants)

    6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Dance

    Music by DJ

  • Saturday February, 2nd, 2013

  • Annual Mardi Gras Run

    Gueydan, La - Duck Festival Grounds

    Traditional Mardi Gras and Chicken Run 

    Mardi Gras Run (Photo By Le Krewe Du Le Originales Et Les Enfants)

    7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
    Registration for horses and floats.
    $5.00 entry fee for Float and Horse Riders, Children 15 and under FREE


  • Traditional Mardi Gras music is provided on the run!
    All floats must provide your own PORT-A LET

    9:00 a.m.
    The Traditional Mardi Gras and Chicken Run starts at the Duck Festival grounds with chicken throws during the run.

    12:00 Noon
    Lunch will be served on the run weather permitting. Otherwise the meal will be served back at the Duck Festival grounds.

    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    The Traditional Mardi Gras and Chicken Run continues through the countryside.

    3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    The Traditional Mardi Gras and Chicken Run joins in with the Gueydan Mardi Gras Parade down Main Street.

  • Floats wishing to participate in the parade need only to contact Paula dePerrodill at 337-789-6134

     

     4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

    Return to the Duck Festival grounds after the parade to music by CAJUN HEAT! The dance is free for Run participants.

    6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

    LIVE AUCTION

    Live Auction will be held during a band break. Everyone is invited.

  • After CAJUN HEAT finishes a Dj will play from 9:00 p.m. to Midnight
  • BRING YOUR ICE CHEST FILLED WITH DRINK OF CHOICE
    NO GLASS CONTAINER'S ALLOWED

    For more information or to register for the run you can email the Krewe at kreweoriginales@gmail.com.

    Get ready to party and have a great time Cajun style.