Mardi Gras

1 killed in float accident during Endymion, most of New Orleans parade canceled

The City of New Orleans has confirmed that a person has been struck and killed by a float Saturday night during Endymion.

  New krewes join Southwest Louisiana Mardi Gras parades

SWLA Mardi Gras Livestream: Merchants’ Parade rolling down Ryan Street

SWLA Mardi Gras 2020 event schedule

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  Barataria one of several krewes making signature throws for parades

  Lake Charles woman queen of Washington Mardi Gras

Continued Coverage

Lighted boat parade canceled due to weather

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  City highlights parade plans for Mardi Gras in Lake Charles

  First children’s chicken run in South Cameron

  Community members shake to the beat of zydeco

  Annual bead sale supports Autism Society of SWLA

  A look inside King Cakes

Many traditions make up Mardi Gras, but one of the most familiar and certainly the sweetest, is the King Cake.