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My Mini Masur Drop In Activity
09/5/2015
Bring your kids and let the creativity flow at the Masur Museum as they create an art project. This event is free of charge and children will leave with a unique art project.

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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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