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Upcoming Events
Blues, Brews, & BBQ Day at the RiverMarket
07/4/2015
Enjoy this destination to shop and gather on the picturesque Ouachita River. This french-style market has a variety of culture, education and entertainment. The RiverMarket offers produce, artisan handmade items, food, and entertainment in a “town square” setting. Don't miss out on all the fun!

The CenturyLink Star Spangled Spectacular!
07/4/2015
It's time to celebrate America's independence! The annual Independence Day fireworks display will be on July 4th, 2015 at 9:00 pm. Best viewed from downtown Monroe, or close by, the fireworks will be shot from the center of the Endom Bridge! Display begins promptly at 9:00 pm, so don't be late!

Downtown River Jam
07/4/2015
Kevin D. Alexander, APLC presents Downtown River Jam on July 4th at the Downtown Riverwalk from 5pm-9pm!! There will be food trucks, spirits, and beer tastings. You don't wanna miss it! Come out and watch the fireworks while listening to live music with a fresh brew in your hand!!

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Mardi Gras in Monroe-West Monroe

 

Join us in Monroe-West Monroe for our 2015 Mardi Gras. The day is full of family fun and Mardi Gras adventures. Below you will find the schedule of events for Saturday, February 7!

Schedule of Events

9:00 am to 3:00 pm - Twin City Mardi Gras Cook-Off
Kick-off Mardi Gras with a cook-off at the University of Louisiana at Monroe in the Grove.

10:00 am to 4:00 pm - Mardi Gras at the Market
The Downtown RiverMarket will host the first annual "Mardi Gras at the Market" in downtown Monroe with music from Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas, family friendly events and great shopping throughout the day! Click HERE for the complete schedule.
 
10:30 am - Krewe of Janus Children's Mardi Gras Parade
Complete with beads and floats and Mardi Gras fun at Pecanland Mall's Center Court. Registration begins at 9:30 am and the first 100 participants receive a goody bag!
 
1:00 pm - 9th Annual Krewe of Paws Mardi Gras Pet Parade
See a twist on the traditional Mardi Gras festivities with pets of all sorts in costumes and floats, and of course plenty of beads along their parade route in Antique Alley! If you are interested in entering your pet, please see the registration information on our Calendar of Events Listing Page.

5 pm to 9 pm- Downtown River Jam
Enjoy a musical performance from Danny Lee and Dave, food, and spirits in Bry Park in Downtown Monroe along the parade route.


6 pm - Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade
Join us for Mardi Gras fun in Downtown West Monroe and Monroe as lighted floats and marching bands parade through the Twin Cities.
 


Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade Route
Click HERE to download a route map.

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