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Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras Day: Tuesday, February 13, 2024


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 sights, sounds, food, music, parades, and of course, the BEADS in this family-friendly celebration of Mardi Gras.

Learn more about Mardi Gras in Jefferson Parish in the below video!

Family Gras is a FREE three-day festival of concerts featuring local and national acts, local cuisine, an art market, kids zone, various sponsor booths, and the pageantry of the Mardi Gras parades!

There are always exciting reasons to line the parade route and enjoy Mardi Gras in Jefferson Parish!  Parade-goers on Bonnabel Boulevard near Feronia Street are entertained with the Carnival Kick-Off activities with face-painting, balloon art, clowning, and more prior to the start of each Metairie parade! 

Family Gras weekend kicks off the Jefferson Parish carnival season with live music and the majesty of Mardi Gras parades on February 2nd, 3rd, & 4th, 2024


View the 2023 Jefferson Parish Mardi Gras Parade Schedule and Krewes.

(2024's parade schedule will be released in the near future)