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Mardi Gras

The Mardi Gras season begins February 22, 2019 and continues through Fat Tuesday/Mardi Gras Day, March 5, 2019.

Mardi Gras is known as "the biggest party on Earth" and Jefferson Parish is inviting you! Spanning over two sides of the Mississippi River, the East Bank and the West Bank, Jefferson Parish offers Mardi Gras fun wherever you may be located. Come and experience the sites, sounds, food, music, parades and of course, the BEADS in this family friendly celebration of Mardi Gras. An asset to the carnival season is the annual Family Gras event taking place the first weekend of carnival in the metropolitan areaFamily Gras is a three-day festival of concerts with local and national acts, local cuisine, an art market, kids zone, various sponsor booths and the pageantry of the carnival parades!

New 2019 Parade Routes

Jefferson Parish is excited to unveil two new parade routes for the 2019 Carnival season!

2019 Parade Routes       2019 Parade Routes

 

Family Gras is concerts, Mardi Gras parades and the Fabulous Flambeau Food Court... See More
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Krewe of Centurions parade float
View Mardi Gras Parade routes around Jefferson Parish & Krewes
Fifth Harmony at Family Gras 2017
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Live music
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