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February 3rd, 2018
Downtown Vinton
Downtown Vinton,
Vinton, LA 70668

Downtown Vinton

Frills, feathers and Mardi Gras magic will be in full swing during the Town of Vinton's Mardi Gras celebration in downtown Vinton.

Knights of Columbus will host a gumbo cook-off at 10 a.m. when the teams will begin cooking and a parade at 1 p.m., starting at Vinton Middle School and ending at Knights of Columbus Hall where the gumbo judging will begin at 2 p.m. Free gumbo tasting begins after the judging.

For more information on the event and updates, call Vinton City Hall at (337) 589-7453. For general information on the 2017 Mardi Gras season, contact the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau at (800) 456-7952 or visit

Event Category
  • Culinary Event
  • Festival
  • Mardi Gras