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.
Get your fill of zydeco this Mardi Gras season in Opelousas with performances by Southwinz, Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie, and Leon Chavis & the Zydeco Flames.
It's carnival time! Bring your gear and set up on the parade route in Sunset, Louisiana. 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.
Experience Creole culture at the Holy Ghost Creole Festival in Opelousas, Louisiana. Every year, this festival features the best in gospel and zydeco music. Also, sample homemade sweet dough pies and Creole cookin'. Click the button below to learn more.
Eunice's 125-year celebration will feature the opening of a time capsule from the 90s, live music, a Cajun food cook-off, food booths and food truck vendors, arts & crafts vendors, a car show, and the unveiling of their Clovis Crawfish Statue. Click the button below to learn more.
Celebrate Acadian Day as well as the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary along the Bayou Teche with a flotilla of boats and a Eucharistic Procession.
Dance along to Step Rideau as you chase a chicken and greased pig at this Mardi Gras celebration after you've caught your fill of candy and beads at Lebeau's Mardi Gras parade.