Vinton Mardi Gras
Saturday January 23, 2016
Krewe des Gratis will host a gumbo cook-off at 10a.m. when the teams will begin cooking and a parade at 2p.m. ending at Knights of Columbus Hall where the gumbo judging will begin at 3p.m. Vinton Mardi Gras will have free gumbo tasting after the judging.
Krewe Of Golden Years
Senior citizens who have passed down Mardi Gras traditions celebrate the season with food and a Mardi Gras ball. Krewe Of Golden Years is a free event for seniors 60 and up.
Wednesday January 20, 2016
Lake Charles Civic Center
ANNUAL MARDI GRAS RUN
Jan. 16, 6 a.m. – until, Gueydan
Annual run sponsored by Le Krewe de la Originals et Les Enfants featuring an early morning chicken run beginning at 9 a.m., lunch, live music, an auction and a dance. Parade begins at 3 p.m. Dance starts at 4 p.m. Bring the family out this Saturday for the annual Mardi Gras run.