Baton Rouge Mardi Gras


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Mardi Gras in Baton Rouge is an annual celebration attended by thousands each year who join in and experience the excitement and fun filled family activities that are hosted in Baton Rouge, La. The capital city offers a variety of parades and has become a favorite place for families celebrating Mardi Gras. So while you're here, play and stay  in Baton Rouge and be sure to enjoy the cuisine that we're famous for.

The family friendly Baton Rouge Mardi Gras kicks off with huge floats, fancy balls, excitement and entertainment for everyone. The annual Baton Rouge Louisiana Mardi Gras parades include everything from beautifully decorated traditional floats, marching bands, costumed canines, lawn mower pushing krewes and dancing for all to enjoy! Families are welcome to come early, bring their lawn chairs and get front row seating to a fun-filled Baton Rouge Mardi Gras parade.

Each krewe respectively holds their own annual Mardi Gras parade and special events. The Mardi Gras annual balls are held each year with live music, entertainment, costumes and more.

Carnival season officially starts on January 6, 2014.  The first parade, Krewe of Jupiter, will roll down the streets of downtown Baton Rouge on February 15. For a full list of Mardi Gras parades, directions and information click on the links below. 

Want more information, call one of our travel counselors 800 527-6843 and be sure to check back often for updated information on 2014 Baton Rouge Mardi Gras events, festivals, and more!

Parade Date Time
Krewe of Jupiter Parade February 15, 2014  
6:30 PM
Mystic Krewe of Mutts Parade February 16, 2014  11:00 AM
Krewe of Artemis Parade February 21, 2014 7:00 PM
Krewe of Mystique Parade February 22, 2014 2:00 PM
Krewe of Orion Parade February 22, 2014 6:30 PM
Krewe of Southdowns Parade February 28, 2014 7:00 PM
Krewe of Spanish Town Parade March 1, 2014 12:00 PM