Category - Family Gras

By Greg LaRose, | The Times-Picayune

Carnival season continues to change in Jefferson Parish, as officials place an emphasis on the first weekend of parades. For 2020, two krewes will roll on

METAIRIE, LA – The same day veteran Captain Bob Carnesi notified news media of his personal decision to retire the Krewe of Caesar’s parade, as many as six (6) carnival krewes, including two (2)

Mardi Gras in Jefferson Parish

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 1:00 PM

Jefferson, LA – President Michael Yenni and Councilwoman Jennifer Van Vrancken would like to thank all of the Jefferson Parish employees, the Jefferson Parish Visitors Convention and Visitors Bureau,

Metairie Mardi Gras Set for Big Update

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 10:00 AM

JEFFERSON, LA — President Michael Yenni, Councilwoman Jennifer Van Vrancken and the Department of Citizens Affairs have set the stage for the biggest upgrade to Metairie Mardi Gras in a generation,

Carolyn Heneghan

Mardi Gras may be a notorious party season in New Orleans, but local residents and community leaders have worked to preserve a more family-friendly side of these Carnival traditions

JEFFERSON, LA – Starting Monday, February 6, 2017, Jefferson Parish residents will now be able to get live updates during Family Gras 2017 and all the Mardi Gras parades in real-time. The new service

Family Gras Lineup Announcement 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017 11:00 AM

Fifth Harmony, Lee Brice, Jessie James Decker, Tony Orlando,

The Cowsills, The Association to Rock Family Gras;

Carnival Music Festival Celebrates 10 Year Milestone

JEFFERSON, LA. – Multiplatinum