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Mardi Gras in Shreveport-Bossier - Best Free Party

Mardi Gras is one of the greatest parties on earth. It is best celebrated with family and friends in Shreveport-Bossier. Use this website to browse dozens of events including masked balls, parades, float-loading parties, live music events and more or download the most recent edition of The Gris Gris Guide to Mardi Gras in Shreveport-Bossier, our popular annual guide to Carnival season festivities. You can also request a free copy of the guide by mail by completing this form and indicating that you'd like to receive Mardi Gras information.

Some of the best parts of Mardi Gras - besides the beads! - are the tastes of Mardi Gras. King cake, boudin, beignets and gumbo are just some of the local favorites associated with Carnival in Shreveport-Bossier. Many local restaurants serve up these delicious dishes.

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