Shreveport-Bossier Fun Guide

Mardi Gras Parades and More... 

One of our biggest Carnival seasons ever is underway in Shreveport-Bossier! Upcoming events include: the Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Pet Parade on Sunday, Feb. 9; the Krewe of Centaur XXIX Parade on Saturday, Feb. 15; the Krewe of Gemini XXXI Parade on Saturday, Feb. 22; and the Krewe of Highland XXV Parade on Sunday, Feb. 23. In addition to these major parades, there is a busy calendar of masked balls, parties, food events, and more. For a complete list of upcoming Mardi Gras events, visit or view or download the 2020 edition of The Gris Gris Guide to Mardi Gras in Shreveport-Bossier.

Win a Ride in a Mardi Gras Parade!

While you're here, enter to win the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for two guests to ride in the Krewe of Highland Mardi Gras Parade on Sunday, Feb. 23! Contest entries must be received by Feb. 1. See the complete contest rules here.   

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