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Our annual Carnival parade is a hoot!  Grab your mask and come join in the wacky frivolity of Abita Springs Mardi Gras!

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ABOUT

February 3, 2018

Theme: TBA in October

Rolls at 11AM.  Streets close at about 10:45  Lasts about an hour with prizes awarded at the Afterparty.

Our 2017queen was Abita Springs Citizen of the Year Rachel Lambert.  She chose her husband as King, Dalton "Big Daddy Rat" Lambert.

Parade judges included 17 year old Abita Springs resident and Project Runway contestant Tieler Garsaud along with artist/costumer Kellie Gironda and Trailhead Museum docent Jim Long.

Download PDF of Route Map

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PARTICIPATE

Before beginning work on your entry, please read all the rules on our REGISTRATION FORM
You are going to have SO much fun.

2017 photos by
Stephen Weaver

2016 photos by
Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee

2015 photos by Grant Therkildsen

 

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AFTERPARTY

In 2017, we added a children's costume contest!  It's for kids 12 and under.  This down-home Party in the Park offers great food, drinks, and prizes awarded to the best or weirdest parade participants. 

If you're really going to get in the Carnival spirit, you gotta WEAR A COSTUME.

Prize artwork above created by John Preble.  Be amazed at the Abita Mystery House.