The McNeese Cowboys football team are celebrating homecoming this week and tonight is the homecoming parade in Lake Charles.

Here is the route and start time of this year's parade which is themed 'Cowboy Strong'. The Parade will roll south down Ryan Street starting at 7:00 p.m. The parade will end at Cowboy Stadium where a pep rally and fireworks display inside the stadium.  All fans are invited to the pep rally and it's free to come in.following the parade. Here is the parade rout map.

Parade map


  • Date of Parade:Thursday, October 17, 2013
  • Line-up time:3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.    Parade time:7:00 p.m.
  • Line-up location: Stadium Complex, Freshman Parking Lot A
  • Parade Route: Marching bands will be folded in with the floats at University Methodist Church. The parade will primarily travel south on Ryan Street and travel to McNeese Street. Turn east on McNeese Street and travel back to Cowboy Stadium.
  • Theme:Cowboy Strong
  • A Pep Rally and Fireworks will be held adjacent to the disband site in the stadium immediately following the parade.

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