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Family Gras

Family Gras in Jefferson Parish

Family Gras


February 18 - 20, 2022

Family Gras will return to its original location at Mardi Gras Plaza, 3300 block of Veterans Memorial Boulevard, across from Lakeside Shopping Center for the 2022 carnival season. 


Family Gras is the perfect family getaway! A FREE event bringing the whole family and enjoy the spectacle of Mardi Gras parades, authentic cuisine, local art, a kids' court, and outdoor concerts by both national artists and Louisiana favorites!

Shop the Art Market filled with a variety of items from Louisiana photography, framed artwork, regional decor, folk art, hair accessories, hand-crafted jewelry, and more. Our Kids' Court has various activities for kids 12 and younger such as face painting, unique hand-wax art, and interactive games.

With past performers like The Beach Boys, Brett Eldredge, Cyndi Lauper, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Marshall Tucker Band, Fifth Harmony, Tony Orlando, the Pointer Sisters, Blood Sweat & Tears, Zac Brown Band, The Monkees, Leann Rimes, Becky G., Jesse McCartney and so many more, Family Gras offers a huge variety of talent so the entire family can enjoy!

It's going to be a fun weekend of concerts and parades... relax in one of Jefferson's hotels. Click here to book your room conveniently through our booking engine.

Looking for a VIP Experience? Click the image to learn how you can get the "royal treatment" for this year's Family Gras!

'22 Royal Pass




FG Line Up 11am 1.26.22



2022 Jefferson Parish Parade Schedule

'22 Parade Schedule


Before attending, review our list of items that are/are not allowed on the festival grounds. 

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