MARDI GRAS 2022: Calendar of events, parades

Mardi Gras 2022
Mardi Gras 2022(KSLA)
Published: Jan. 7, 2022 at 12:23 PM CST|Updated: Feb. 23, 2022 at 3:38 PM CST
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - It’s officially Mardi Gras time!

2022 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Friday, Jan. 7

Royalty Mixer

  • Krewe of Centaur Den, Shreveport, 6 p.m.
  • Tickets are $10 each at the door
  • Attire: Mardi Gras jackets

Saturday, Jan. 8

Mardi Gras Mass

  • St. Pius X Catholic Church, 4300 N Market St., Shreveport, 9 a.m.
  • Attire: Mardi Gras jackets and/or sashes (no crowns/tiaras allowed)

Loblolly 12th Night Revelers Luncheon

  • Holiday Inn Downtown, 222 Lake St., Shreveport, 1 p.m.
  • Tickets are $45 each
  • Attire: Mardi Gras casual

12th Night Party

  • Bossier Civic Center, 620 Benton Rd., Bossier City
  • Doors open at 6 p.m., with presentation at 7:30 p.m.
  • Tickets are $55 each in advance or $65 each at the door
  • Attire: Mardi Gras casual (no shorts)
  • No one under 21 allowed

Krewe of Hebe Crazy Hat Party - Jefferson, Texas

Friday, Jan. 14

Krewe of Sobek Grand Bal XVII - Down on Da Bayou

  • Shreveport Convention Center, 400 Caddo St., Shreveport
  • Doors open at 6 p.m., with tableau at 8 p.m.
  • Tickets are $80 each
  • Attire: formal

Saturday, Jan. 15

Krewe of Sobek Parade

  • Louisiana State Fairgrounds, 3701 Hudson Ave., Shreveport
  • 1 p.m.
Krewe of Sobek
Krewe of Sobek(KSLA)

Monday, Jan. 17

Krewe of Harambee MLK Day Parade

  • Municipal Auditorium, 705 Grand Ave., Shreveport
  • 1 p.m.
Krewe of Harambee
Krewe of Harambee(KSLA)

Friday, Jan. 21

Krewe of Justinian Bal XVIII

  • The Horseshoe Riverdome, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City
  • Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with tableau at 7:30 p.m.
  • Tickets are $100 each
  • Attire: black tie

Saturday, Jan. 22

Krewe of Atlas Grand Bal XIV - Holidays

  • Shreveport Convention Center, 400 Caddo St., Shreveport
  • Doors open at 6 p.m., with tableau at 7:30 p.m.
  • Tickets are $90 each
  • Attire: black tie

Friday, Jan. 28

Krewe of Elders Grand Bal XXIV

  • American Legion Post 14, 5315 S Lakeshore Dr., Shreveport
  • Doors open at 6 p.m., with tableau at 7:30 p.m.
  • Tickets are $65 each
  • Attire: black tie

Saturday, Jan. 29

Krewe of Demeter Grand Bal VI

  • David Means Memorial 4-H Building, 10117 Hwy. 171, Grand Cane
  • 6 p.m. to 12 a.m.
  • For tickets, call 318-869-5803

Krewe of Nemesis Grand Bal V

  • Springhill Convention Center, 101 Machen Dr., Springhill
  • Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
  • BYOB
  • Attire: formal

Krewe of Aquarius Banquet

  • RB4 Event Center, 500 RB4 Private Dr., Logansport
  • Doors open at 6 p.m.
  • Tickets are $25 each. Call or text 318-518-2775 to purchase tickets.

Sunday, Jan. 30

Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Grand Bal XXII - Shreveport

  • Shreveport Convention Center, 400 Caddo St., Shreveport
  • Doors open at 11 a.m., with tableau at 1 p.m.
  • Attire: Sunday best

Saturday, Feb. 5

Krewe of Artemis - Springhill Parade

  • Main Street, 1 p.m.
Krewe of Artemis
Krewe of Artemis(KSLA)

Minden Fasching Carnival and Parade

  • Main Street, 5 p.m.

34th Annual African American History Parade

  • Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Grand Ave., Shreveport
  • 11 a.m.
African American History parade
African American History parade(KSLA)

Krewe of Centaur Grand Bal XXX - Centaur Reminiscing

  • Shreveport Convention Center, 400 Caddo St., Shreveport
  • Doors open at 6 p.m., with tableau at 8 p.m.
  • Tickets are $100 each
  • Attire: black tie

Krewe of Demeter Parade

  • 6 p.m., Mansfield
Krewe of Demeter
Krewe of Demeter(KSLA)

Friday, Feb. 11

Saturday, Feb. 12

Krewe of Dionysos Grand Bal XXIV

Krewe of Gemini Grand Bal XXXIII - Night at the Movies

  • Shreveport Convention Center, 400 Caddo St., Shreveport
  • Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with tableau at 8 p.m.
  • Attire: black tie

Krewe of Hebe Queen Mab Ball - Jefferson, Texas

Second Line Saturday - R.W. Norton Art Gallery

  • Take part in a Second Line parade through the gardens with the Shreveport Second Line Brass Band

Krewe of Aquarius Parade - Lights, Camera, Aquarius - Logansport

  • 6 p.m., Logansport
Krewe of Aquarius
Krewe of Aquarius(KSLA)

Sunday, Feb. 13

Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Pet Parade

  • Louisiana State Fairgrounds, 11a.m., 3701 Hudson Ave., Shreveport
Krewe of Barkus & Meoux
Krewe of Barkus & Meoux(KSLA)

Friday, Feb. 18

Krewe des Ambassadeurs Grand Bal XX - Heroes & Villains

  • Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino, Magnolia Ballroom, 315 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport
  • Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with tableau at 8 p.m.
  • Tickets are $80 each
  • Attire: black tie

Saturday, Feb. 19

Krewe of Centaur Parade

  • Downtown to duck pond route, 3 p.m., Shreveport
Krewe of Centaur
Krewe of Centaur(KSLA)

Mardi Gras Parade in Cloutierville

  • Parade rolls at 2 p.m.
  • Vendors and food trucks

Sunday, Feb. 20

Krewe of Hebe T-shirt/Poster Party - Jefferson, Texas

Krewe of Artemis Grand Bal XX - Out of This World

  • Springhill Convention Center, 101 Machen Dr., Springhill
  • Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with tableau at 7:30 p.m.
  • Tickets are $75 each, BYOB
  • Attire: black tie optional

Friday, Feb. 25

Krewe of Highland Grand Bal XXVII

  • Doors open at 7 p.m., with tableau at 8 p.m.
  • Attire: black tie or themed costume (theme TBA)

Krewe of Gemini Float-Landing Party

Krewe of Hebe - Steampunk Upriver (through Feb. 27) - Jefferson, Texas

  • Carnival - Dallas and Polk streets
  • Food vendors - Dallas, Vale, Walnut, and Austin streets
  • Arts & crafts vendors - Vale Street
  • Jay Gould’s private railroad car - Austin Street
  • Jefferson Historical Museum - Austin Street
  • Jefferson historic railway/trail - Austin Street
  • Turning Basin riverboat tour - Across river
Krewe of Hebe
Krewe of Hebe(KSLA)

Saturday, Feb. 26

Krewe of Dionysos Parade

Krewe of Dionysos
Krewe of Dionysos(KSLA)

Krewe of Gemini Parade

  • Downtown to duck pond route, 3 p.m.
Krewe of Gemini
Krewe of Gemini(KSLA)

Krewe of Harambee Grand Bal

Krewe of Wag-uns Children and Pet Parade

  • Downtown Natchitoches, 3 p.m.
  • Parade is open to all pet owners
  • Awards will be given for Best Float, Best Dressed Pet, and Best Dressed Child
  • Registration begins at 2 p.m. at Bank of Montgomery on Washington Street (entry fee is $10)
  • Parade route: Depart Bank of Montgomery (Washington Street)> Front Street> Rue Touline> Ending at Rue Beauport Riverbank Stage
  • Front Street will close at 1:30 p.m.

Krewe of Dionysos Parade

  • East Natchitoches and Natchitoches Historic District, 6 p.m.
  • No parking on the river side of Front Street beginning at 6 a.m. until end of parade
  • Parking spots adjacent to buildings on Front Street will close at 1:30 p.m. until end of parade
  • Parade route: Depart River South Commons parking lot> South Drive> Keyser Avenue> Jefferson Street> Front Street> Washington Street> Texas Street> Second Street> Ending at Touline Street

Sunday, Feb. 27

Krewe of Highland Parade

  • Highland Historic District, 2 p.m.
Krewe of Highland
Krewe of Highland(KSLA)

Tuesday, March 1 - Mardi Gras Day

Children’s Parade

  • Pierre Bossier Mall, 6:30 p.m.
Children's parade
Children's parade(KSLA)

Friday, March 4

4th Annual Pardi Gras Bal - “Pardi Gras 2022-Flashback Friday”

  • Hurricane Alley LIVE, Bossier City
  • 6 p.m. to 12 a.m.
  • Tickets are $55 each in advance
  • Must be 21+ to enter
  • Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Humane Society of Northwest Louisiana, the Louisiana Association for the Blind, and the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana

Wednesday, March 23

Captains Council Meeting

  • 6:30 p.m.

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