"The Zone" back for Mardi Gras 2018 - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

"The Zone" back for Mardi Gras 2018

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LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -

The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury announced the return of "The Zone" on Friday. 

"The Zone” is a family-friendly, alcohol- and tobacco-free area targeted for families with children and teens at large events in the Lake Area.

In its 10th year, The Zone will be open from noon - 4 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 13, right on the parade route - in the empty parking lot between the Charleston Building and the Parish Courthouse on Ryan Street.

The area will have a live DJ, laser tag, bounce houses, train rides, face painting and a game truck. There will also be pizza, popcorn, snow cones, cotton candy and Coca-Cola for kids to enjoy.

For more information about The Zone, you're asked to contact William Sommers at 337-721-3900.

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