As Louisiana counts down to Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras on February 28, 2017, communities throughout the state ready their costumes, floats and parade trinkets for several days of festivities. Get ready to party down in Baton Rouge! Don't forget to check out the Mardi Gras events around New Orleans, too.
Here's a list of 2016 Baton Rouge Carnival parades, dates and times. Check the individual parade organizations' websites for updated details of each event. Come to Baton Rouge and have a ball!
Baton Rouge Mardi Gras 2017 Parade Schedule
Friday, February 17
- Krewe of Artemis Parade; 7pm Downtown
Saturday, February 18
- Krewe of Mystique; 2pm Downtown
Sunday, February 19
- Krewe of Mutts; 10 a.m. Downtown
Friday, February 24
- Krewe of Southdowns; 7pm Southdowns Neighborhood
Saturday, February 25
- Krewe of Spanish Town Parade; noon Downtown