It's All About Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras celebrations in Shreveport-Bossier grow with every passing year, as new events debut and established events attract larger and larger crowds. One exciting new event for 2018 is an exhibit of Carnival masks called The Enchanting World of Fantasy Masks. This unique exhibit will be on display at Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, Jan. 6-Mar. 5. 

Parades begin with the Krewe of Sobek Parade on Saturday, Jan. 19 and run through Fat Tuesday, March 5. The largest parades on Shreveport-Bossier's Carnival calendar include the Krewe of Centaur Parade, Saturday, Jan. 23, the Krewe of Gemini Parade, Saturday, Mar. 2 and the Krewe of Highland Parade on Sunday, Mar. 3. For a complete schedule of Carnival season parades, parties, food and drink events, and more, visit or check out the 2019 edition of the Gris Gris Guide to Mardi Gras in Shreveport-Bossier.     

If you'd like to have a printed copy of the 2019 Gris Gris Guide to Mardi Gras in Shreveport-Bossier mailed to your home at no charge, just call 1-800-551-8262.