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Mardi Gras de la Louisiane 

Calendar of Public Events

  • Sunday
    December 11, 2016 (2:00 PM - Sunday)
    Alexandria Christmas Parade
    Begins @ the Power Center on Metro Drive
    Contact: Chris Chelette (318)443-1200 ext. 108 or (318) 623-7359


  • Sunday
    January 8, 2017
    Epiphany
    5:30 PM - Mass @ St. Frances Cabrini Church
    6:30 PM - Burning of the Greens
    7:30 PM - Blessing of the King Cake and Serving Queen's Soup @ St. Frances Cabrini Family Activity Center ($5 per person donation is requested)
    For more information: (318) 445-4588

  • Wednesday
    February 22, 2017
    LSUA Mardi Gras Parade
    Starts at 12:00pm going down Tom Bowman Road, Grady Britt Drive, Garry Tisdale and Middleton Drive to Acorn Drive and then ending at Lot 5.


  • Friday
    February 24, 2017
    Taste of Mardi Gras
    Alexandria Riverfront Center
    707 Second Street, Alexandria
    Advance Tickets: Adults $20, Children Ages 10 and Under $10, VIP Tables of 8 $400
    Available at the Alexandria/Pineville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (318) 442-9546, inquire@apacvb.org, or online at www.LRA.org.

    Contact:
    Nick Corrozza, Jr.
    email: ncjr@suddenlink.net (318) 729-6045


  • Friday
    February 24, 2017
    Hixson Classic Cars & College Cheerleaders Parade
    Time:
    4:00 pm
    Route: Downtown Alexandria - Murray - 5th - Jackson - 4th - 3rd to St. James St.
    For classic car information & entries contact:
    Daniel McGuffee - (318) 561-5900 cell (318) 419-7216 dmcguffee@redriverbank.net


  • Saturday
    February 25, 2017
    AMGA 21st Annual Children's Parade
    Time:
    10:00 am
    Route: Downtown Alexandria - Murray - 5th - Jackson - 4th - 3rd to St. James St.
    Contacts:
    Mary McCampbell (318) 613-0326 or (318) 619-2917 email: maryb69@suddenlink.net
    David Foster (318) 623-7957 email: dfoster@southwestbeverage.com


  • Saturday
    February 25, 2017
    Mardi Gras Party at the Zoo

    Time: 2:00-4:00 pm
    General Admission is charged
    Alexandria Zoological Park, 3016 Masonic Drive, Alexandria
    They all ask for you at Alexandria Zoo. Tour the zoo and enjoy some Mardi Gras lagniappe with refreshments and entertainment by The LaCour Trio and the Victory Belles from the WWII Museum.
    Contact: Alexandria Zoo (318) 441-6810, TheAlexandriaZoo.com

  • Sunday
    February 26, 2017
    AMGA 24th Annual Krewes Parade
    Time:
    2:00 pm
    Parade Route: Texas Ave. - Masonic - Memorial - North Boulevard - Alexandria Mall


  • Sunday
    February 26, 2017

    Alcohol/Tobacco Free Zone

    Venue: City of Alexandria Dixie Ball field Complex/Corner of Texas and Masonic
    Enter from Parking Lot across from Bringhurst Field
    Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Wow, this is our 7th year to host the Zone!!! Join us for a parade day filled with good times and good food in our Kid Zone, Teen Zone, Health Zone and Music Zone in one of the best viewing places on the parade route! Families love the smoke and alcohol free atmosphere so conducive to a safe and healthy way for children and their parents to enjoy parade day.
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