Mardi Gras parades
Here is a list of Mardi Gras festivities in Shreveport and Bossier City.
Saturday, January 4 – 12th Night Celebrations include the Krewe of Dionysus celebration in the Knights of Columbus Hall.
Friday, January 10 – Krewe of Elders Grand Bal. Saturday, January 11 – Krewe of Les Femmes Mystique Grand Ball.
Friday, January 17 – Krewe of Sobek Grand Bal. Saturday, January 18 – Krewe of Atlas Grand Bal. Monday, January 20 -- Krewe of Harambee Hopes and Dreams Breakfast, Petroleum Club, 8 a.m.
Friday, January 24 -- Krewe of Justinian Grand Bal. Saturday, January 25 -- Krewe of Artemis Grand Bal.
Friday, January 31 – open date. Saturday, February 1 -- Krewe of Aesclepius Grand Bal.
Friday, February 7 -- Krewe Des Ambassadors Grand Bal XIII. Saturday, February 8 -- Springhill Main Street Mardi Gras Parade, and Krewe of Centaur Bal. Sunday, February 9 – Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Jazz Brunch, Eldorado Casino.
Friday, February 14 -- Krewe of Akewa Grand Bal. Saturday, February 15 -- Krewe of Dionysus Grand Bal, Natchitoches Event Center; and also the Krewe of Gemini Bal.
Friday, February 21 -- Krewe of Centaur Float Loading. Saturday, February 22 -- Krewe of Centaur Parade. Sunday, February 23 -- Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Pet Parade, Riverview Park.
Friday, February 28 -- Krewe of Gemini Float Loading and Krewe of Highland Traditional. Saturday, March 1 – Krewe of Gemini Parade, Krewe of Dionysus Parade, and Krewe of Harambee, Horseshoe Riverdome, 7 p.m. Sunday, March 2 -- Krewe of Highland Parade.
Tuesday, March 4 – Fat (or Shrove) Tuesday. Krewe of Aesclepius Children’s Parade and Krewe of Aesclepius Bridge Closing