As Louisiana counts down to Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras on February 25, 2020, communities throughout the state ready their costumes, floats and parade trinkets for several days of festivities. Get ready to party down in Baton Rouge and surrounding areas! Don't forget to check out the Mardi Gras events around New Orleans, too.
Here's a list of 2020 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!
2020 Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Parade Schedule
Saturday, February 8, 12 p.m.: Krewe of Oshun, SpringHill Suites Baton Rouge North/Airport
Sunday, February 9: Krewe of Mutts
Friday, February 14: Krewe of Artemis
Saturday, February 15, 2 p.m.: Krewe of Mystique, Downtown
Saturday, February 15, 6:30 p.m.: Krewe of Orion, Downtown
Friday, February 21, 7 p.m.: Krewe of Southdowns, Southdowns Neighborhood - Glasgow Middle School
Saturday, February 22, noon: Krewe of Spanish Town, Downtown
For more Baton Rouge Mardi Gras info, go to Visit Baton Rouge's event calendar.
Head a little farther down the Mississippi River and enjoy family fun in the River Parishes, "Rollin' on the River" style. The families on the parade route will welcome you into their celebrations like old friends. You'll enjoy neighborhoods overflowing with hospitality and a taste of Louisiana's wonderful cuisine.
2020 River Parishes Mardi Gras Parade Schedule
Saturday, February 22, noon: Krewe of Lul, Luling, Louisiana
Saturday, February 22, noon: Krewe of Towahpahasah, Reserve, Louisiana
Sunday, February 23, 11 a.m.: Krewe du Monde, LaPlace, Louisiana
Sunday, February 23, 11 a.m.: Krewe of Dage, LaPlace, Louisiana
Sunday, February 23, 1 p.m.: Krewe of Des Allemands, Des Allemands, Louisiana
Tuesday, February 25, 2 p.m.: Krewe of Mac Mardi Gras Parade, Grammercy, Louisiana
While you're there, you'll want to soak up the history along the Great River Road and enjoy year-round outdoor activities. Click here to plan your River Parishes Mardi Gras getaway!
Learn more about Mardi Gras in New Orleans and other Mardi Gras traditions.