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Events

FAT TUESDAY

February 28, 2017

Iowa Chicken Run
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 10 a.m. in Iowa, LA
The chicken run starts and ends at KC Hall and runs west down 90. Ride a float, catch a chicken and finish with some gumbo and live music for a toe-tapping good time.

Motor Gras Parade
Tuesday, Feb. 28, Time TBA
Downtown-Midtown Lake Charles
Hot rods, classics and motorcycles.

Krewe of Krewes’ Parade
Tuesday, Feb. 28, Time TBA
Downtown-Midtown Lake Charles
More than 100 elaborate krewe floats, costumes, beads and more wind through the city in the culmination of the Fat Tuesday celebration.

Events subject to change. Visit SWLAMardiGras.com for the most up-to-date information.