Mardi Gras Season on the Cajun Coast

Mardi Gras Season on the Cajun Coast

Location: 
Throughout the Cajun Coast

Siracusaville, Morgan City, Patterson, Franklin, Baldwin, LA

Only 1.5 hours from New Orleans, Mardi Gras on the Cajun Coast is family fun!  From the Friday leading into Fat Tuesday, enjoy parades throughout St. Mary Parish.  A men’s krewe, several couple’s krewes, a children’s krewe and an all krewe’s parade in Franklin round out the weekend of fun.  For more information, visit CajunCoast.com. Come celebrate with feasting and fun on the Cajun Coast,

Scroll to the List of Parades below  | Download the Cajun Coast Mardi Gras Brochure with all the parade routes!

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Start with a traditional sweet or a savory King Cake!

KING CAKES
Check out our list of bakeries for all the options, but you should find your style of king cake, from cinnamon roll, to filled, to doughnut in our featured list below! So, order ahead or stop in throughout the Mardi Gras season for your favorite.

Bonnie’s Bouquets & Bakery | 516 Church St. | Patterson, LA 70392 | 985-992-3299

Cannata’s | 6010 LA 182 | Morgan City, LA 70380 | 985-384-5720 (Cannata's King Cakes)

Cypress Point Fresh Market | 500 Hwy 90 | Patterson, LA 70392 | 985-399-6818

Chick's Burgers | 502 Main St, Baldwin, LA 70514 | 337-923-4390

Donut Palace – Franklin | 1724 Main St. | Franklin, LA 70538 | 337-471-7127

Donut Palace – Morgan City | 905 Hwy 90 | Morgan City, LA | 985-992-3100

Donut Shop | 601 Brashear Ave | Morgan City, LA 70380 | 985-384-2700

Delish Donuts | 612 Catherine St | Patterson, LA 70392 | 985-992-3118

Delish Donuts | 1051 Marguerite St. | Morgan City, LA 70380 | 985-745-6444

Ginger’s Bakery | 1000 7th St. | Morgan City, LA 70380 | 985-385-5769

Lamp Lighter Coffeehouse & Bistro King Cake Lampuccino | 731 Main Street | Franklin, LA 70538 | 337-828-3441

Meche’s Donut King | 7259 LA 182 | Morgan City, LA 70380 | 985-384-0538

Moe's Poboys and Takeout |600 Brashear Ave, Morgan City, LA 70380 | 985-354-6001

Raintree Market | 17750 Hwy 182 | Baldwin, LA 70514 | 337-578-6143

Rouses Fresh Market 6403 LA 182 | Morgan City, LA 70380 | 985-384-4477

Super 1 Foods | 204 NW Blvd | Franklin, LA 70538 | 337-828-9081

Walmart Supercenter | 973 Hwy 90 E | Morgan City, LA 70392 | 985-395-2094

Sweet & Simple Coffee & Sweets (cupcakes, cocoa bombs, macaroons, cookies) | 209 Freret St | Morgan City, LA 70380 | 985-329-3939

Walmart Neighborhood Grocery 1002 LA 70 | Morgan City, LA 70380 | 985-384-1459

PARADES - PRINT THE PARADE LIST

February 17 – Krewe of Adonis. Morgan City. Begins on 2nd Street under the La. 182 bridge and proceeds to Onstead Street continuing down Sixth St. to Marguerite St., Ninth St./Hwy.70, Brashear Avenue onto Victor II Blvd. and ending at the Morgan City Auditorium on Myrtle Street, 7 p.m.  985-380-8224, CajunCoast.com.

February 18 – Baldwin Mardi Gras Parade. Baldwin. Begins on Hwy. 182/Main St. at the Sager-Brown facility, continues down Hwy. 182/Main St., turns left onto Martin Luther King Blvd., turns right on Bollard St., ending at Baldwin Community Center on Bollard St. 1 p.m. 985-380-8224, CajunCoast.com.

February 18 – Cypremort Point Parade. Cypremort Point State Park, Hwy. 319. 1 p.m. CajunCoast.com.

February 18 – Krewe of Dionysus Parade, Berwick, The procession will line up on Gilmore Drive and turn on John Street, Robicheaux Street, Mount Street, Gilmore Drive, right on La. 182, Tournament Boulevard, Fairview Drive then to Pattie Drive, where it will disband at Berwick Junior High School.   Krewe of Hannibal will follow Krewe of Dionysus Parade. 2 pm.

February 19 – Krewe of Galatea Parade. Morgan City. Begins on 2nd Street under the La. 182 bridge and proceeds to Onstead Street continuing down Sixth St. to Marguerite St., Ninth St./Hwy.70, Clothilde Street onto Victor II Blvd. and ending at the Morgan City Auditorium on Myrtle St. 2 p.m. CajunCoast.com.

February 19 – Krewe of Nike will follow Krewe of Galatea Parade; 2:30 pm.

February 20 – Krewe of Amani Parade. Parade begins at Patterson High School on Hwy. 182/Main St. and continues down Hwy. 182/Main St. to Place Norman Shopping Center. 2 p.m. CajunCoast.com.

February 20 - Krewe of Hera Parade Begins on 2nd Street under the La. 182 bridge and proceeds to Onstead Street continuing down Sixth St. to Marguerite St., Ninth St./Hwy.70, Clothilde to onto Victor II Blvd. and ending at the Morgan City Auditorium on Myrtle St. 7 p.m. CajunCoast.com.

February 21 – Franklin Mardi Gras Parade. Franklin. Begins at Franklin Senior High School on Main St., proceeds east on Main St., making a U-turn and then continues onto Willow St. The parade then turns right onto Third St., disbanding at the end of Third St. 1 p.m. CajunCoast.com.

February 21– Krewe of Hephaestus Parade. Morgan City. Begins on the corner of Sixth and Sycamore St., proceeds on Sixth St. to Marguerite St. to Ninth St./Hwy. 70, to Clothilde, to Victor II Blvd. and ending at the Morgan City Auditorium on Myrtle St. 2 p.m. CajunCoast.com.

February 21– Siracusaville Parade, Siracusaville.  Participants will line up on Siracusa Road at 1 p.m. and proceed to James Street and Grace Street before ending at the Siracusaville Recreation Center