Located in northwest Louisiana, Shreveport-Bossier throws the best family-friendly Mardi Gras in the state. Whether you’re catching beads at a parade, tapping your feet to a second-line band, or digging into a po’boy, good times are waiting around every corner. A combined total of more than 400,000 revelers are expected to attend the Krewe of Centaur Mardi Gras Parade XXIX and Krewe of Gemini Mardi Gras Parade XXXI, which are the largest parades in northern Louisiana. Download a map of the parade route for these two parades. Please take note that the Krewe of Centaur and Krewe of Gemini prades will begin at 3:30 p.m. in 2020 - this is earlier than the parades have begun in previous years.
For more information on individual parades, click the event listings below.
For a full list of events taking place in Shreveport-Bossier throughout Mardi Gras season, visit www.ShreveportMardiGras.com or download The Gris Gris Guide to Mardi Gras in Shreveport-Bossier or view the Gris Gris Guide in digital format or download the parade routes. 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 2020: