Looking for something new and exciting this carnival season? Check out the traditional Courir de Mardi Gras & Chicken Run in Eunice, Louisiana. This Mardi Gras celebration is nothing like parades you see in the city, but instead, a procession of people in whimsical costumes, romping around the countryside. Click the button below to learn more.
This culinary event features chefs from across the southern part of Louisiana. The Lundi Gras Boucherie takes place the Monday before Mardi Gras day at Lakeview Park & Beach in Eunice, and guests get to sample an array of Cajun dishes including boudin, cracklin, stew, stuffed ponce, and more. Live music is available all day and night in the dancehall! Click the button below to learn more.
Kids can do Mardi Gras too! At Eunice Lil' Mardi Gras, children ages 1-14 get to participate in a Mardi Gras run, a chicken chase, and parade in downtown Eunice. Click the button below to learn more.
Every year, Lil' Nate and his zydeco "krewe" host a huge party during Mardi Gras weekend in Opelousas, Louisiana. Get your dose of zydeco music and experience a traditional chicken run. Click the button below to learn more.
It's carnival time! Bring your gear and set up on the parade route in Sunset, Louisiana. Click the button below to learn more.
This unique five-day celebration is not your typical idea of Mardi Gras with beads and doubloons. In Eunice, Louisiana, festival goers chase chickens, dance in the street, romp around in silly costumes. Click the button below to learn more.
This culinary event takes place just before Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday. It's a culinary competition and celebration in which participants get to enjoy good food and good wine before Lent begins. During the event sample dishes, enjoy drinks at the cash bar, and hear live zydeco music. Click the button below to learn more.