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It's Carnival Time!

Carnival season is underway in Shreveport-Bossier, where dozens of parades, parties and events are planned to take place between now and Fat Tuesday, Feb. 13. Major parade dates include: The Krewe of Centaur XXVII, Saturday, Feb. 3; The Krewe of Gemini XXIX, Saturday, Feb. 10; and The Krewe of Highland XXIII, Sunday, Feb. 11. The Gris Gris Guide to Mardi Gras in Shreveport-Bossier, a complete guide to Mardi Gras parades and parties, can be downloaded or viewed online. For lots more info on upcoming Mardi Gras festivities, including a complete parade schedule, visit our Mardi Gras page at

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