Mardi Gras in Shreveport, La.
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Big Mardi Gras Parade Weekends

A combined total of more than 400,000 revelers are expected to attend the Krewe of Centaur and Krewe of Gemini parades, which are the largest parades in northern Louisiana. Download a map of the parade route for these two parades.

For a full list of events taking place in Shreveport-Bossier throughout Mardi Gras season, visit or download The Gris Gris Guide to Mardi Gras in Shreveport-Bossier. The hotels in Shreveport and the Shreveport-Bossier area at-large are waiting for you to join in the fun.

Shreveport-Bossier Parade Dates for 2017:

Krewe of Sobek: Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017
Krewe of Harambee: Monday, Jan. 16, 2017
Krewe of Centaur: Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017
Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Pet Parade: Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017
Krewe of Gemini: Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017
Krewe of Highland: Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017
Krewe de Les Femmes Mystique Children's Mardi Gras Parade: Fat Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017