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Mardi Gras Comes Marching In   
As holiday celebrations draw to a close, Shreveport-Bossier gears up for the parades and parties of Mardi Gras season! Upcoming parades include the Krewe of Sobek Mardi Gras Parade on Saturday, Jan. 18 and the Krewe of Harambee Martin Luther King Jr. Day Mardi Gras Parade on Monday, Jan. 20. Shreveport-Bossier's largest Mardi Gras parades include the Krewe of Centaur Parade on Feb. 15, the Krewe of Gemini Parade on Feb. 22, and the Krewe of Highland Parade on Feb. 23. For complete information on Mardi Gras parades and events in Shreveport-Bossier, visit   

Enter to win a Mardi Gras getaway. Sign up here for your chance to win the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to ride on a float in the Krewe of Highland Parade on Feb. 23, plus gift certificates for local shopping, dining, and a hotel stay! Read complete rules for this giveaway. Entries must be received by Feb. 1, 2020.  

Sign up for our e-newsletter, Getaways, to receive monthly updates about things to see, do, taste and experience in Shreveport-Bossier. Check out our arts and culture calendar,, for a complete list of upcoming events in Shreveport and Bossier City. 

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    Krewe of Sobek Parade

    The Krewe of Sobek Mardi Gras Parade will be held at 1…

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    The Krewe of Harambee Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Mardi…

    Krewe of Centaur Parade XXIX

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    Krewe of Gemini Mardi Gras Parade XXXI

    The massive Krewe of Gemini Mardi Gras Parade XXXI will…