One of the largest parades in Louisiana, the Krewe of Centaur rolls 10 days before Fat Tuesday, featuring marching bands, brightly colored floats and more. Parade begins on Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport.
2019-02-23 16:30:002019-02-23 16:30:00Krewe of Centaur Parade XXVIII<p>The Krewe of Centaur is one of the largest parading krewes in Louisiana, and their giant, colorful parade is a must-see! The parade will begin, rain or shine, at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23 on Clyde Fant Parkway in downtown Shreveport. The massive parade proceeds along Shreveport’s parade route, which follows Clyde Fant Parkway south from downtown Shreveport, turns right onto Shreveport-Barksdale Highway and ends in the Broadmoor neighborhood at East Kings Highway Park. <a title="Shreveport Mardi Gras parade routes" href="http://res.cloudinary.com/simpleview/image/upload/v1515798571/clients/shreveport/MardiGrasGrisGrisGuideShreveport20_8ParadeRoutes_1c570e09-dda1-42b1-89b6-2c598d22a5b3.pdf" target="_blank">Download the parade routes</a>.<br /><br />New to Mardi Gras festivities in Shreveport-Bossier? <a href="https://youtu.be/Gscg6AJgJZc" target="_blank">Watch this Youtube video</a> for an overview of the parade route. </p>Lake St. @ Clyde Fant Pkwy. Shreveport, LAAmerica/North_Dakota/Center
2019-02-23 13:00:002019-02-23 13:00:00Red River Mardi Gras Bash<p>The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau will be hosting the 13th Annual Red River Mardi Gras Bash in downtown Shreveport, Louisiana during the <a title="Krewe of Centaur parade" href="http://www.sbfunguide.com/event/krewe-of-centaur-parade-xxviii/4382/" target="_blank"><strong>Krewe of Centaur Parade XXVIII</strong></a>. The party, an American Bus Association Top 100 Event, starts at 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 23, 2019.</p>
<p>Groups will enjoy this exclusive party and front row experience to the Krewe of Centaur parade – one of the largest Mardi Gras parades in Louisiana. The climate-controlled party tent is located along the riverfront, and tickets to the bash include live entertainment, savory Cajun and Creole food, king cake, a commemorative Mardi Gras bead and t-shirt, and several hands-on experiences. Once the parade takes off, groups can see brightly colored floats, marching bands, outrageous Mardi Gras personalities, and, of course, catch some beads.</p>
<p>Tickets to the event are $40 per person and the event is open only to groups of 10 or more. Everyone in attendance must be at least 21 years old.</p>
<p>For more information, contact Erica Telsee, group sales manager, at the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, at 1-800-551-8682 ext.104 or <a title="firstname.lastname@example.org" href="mailto:email@example.com" target="_blank">firstname.lastname@example.org</a> or visit <a title="www.shreveport-bossier.org/mardigras" href="http://www.shreveport-bossier.org/mardigras" target="_blank">www.shreveport-bossier.org/mardigras</a>.</p>Lake St. @ Clyde Fant Pkwy. Shreveport, LAAmerica/North_Dakota/Center
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