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



February 16, 2020

2020 Theme: TBA

It was a beautiful, sunny day with magic in the air and a record-breaking crowd in 2019.

Rolled at 1PM.  Streets closed at about 12:45  Lasted about an hour with prizes awarded at the Afterparty. A huge thanks to those local businesses that contributed parade prize items for all of our award winners!

Autonomy Coffee of Covington 
Abita Springs Cafe 
Abita Brew Pub
Autozone of Abita Springs 
Mama Ds Pizza of Abita Springs 
Maple Street Bakery in Abita Springs 
Walmart Neighborhood Market of N. Covington 

Thank you for your service to our community. We appreciate you so much!

Our 2019 Queen and King were our Citizens of the Year, Michelle and Dave Kelsey. All Hail Queen Michelle and King David!

Our Grand Marshal was the Abita Springs Middle School Teacher of the Year, Brenda Blades.



Route: Middle School down Main Street to Pine to Level; right turn before cafe onto Hickory, left on Main back to school.

Download PDF of
Route Map

2018 photos by
George Long

2017 photos by
Stephen Weaver

2016 photos by
Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee

2015 photos by Grant Therkildsen




Recently we added a children's costume contest for kids 12 and under.  It was a big hit.

This down-home party will move back to the Trailhead this year offering great food, drinks, and prizes awarded to the best or weirdest parade participants.

So, if you're really going to get in the Carnival spirit, YOU GOTTA WEAR A COSTUME.

Prize artwork and award graphic above created by John Preble.  Be amazed at his Abita Mystery House.