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Upcoming Events
Louisiana Crawfish Gatorfest
05/5/2016 to 05/8/2016
This is the 2nd Annual Louisiana Crawfish & Gator Fest at The Ike in West Monroe. This is a great event to bring your family and friends to enjoy great food, carnival rides, shopping, and live entertainment. This will be a fun-filled 4 day event for all to remember from all areas of the ArkLaMiss to come enjoy the best crawfish and experience live Gators for your entertainment.

"The Wiz"
05/6/2016 to 05/7/2016
Go on a magical journey with Dorthy and her little dog Toto in The Wiz. This award winning musical is sure to be enjoyed by all ages. Proceeds from this event benefit The Arts with Passion scholarships and upcoming theatrical productions.

Rhythm and Wine for Alzheimer's
05/6/2016
Join Glenwood Behavioral Health Center and Riverport Creative Group for the 2nd Annual Rhythm and Wine for Alzheimer’s Wine Pull. There will be a chance to win delicious wines by participating in a Wine Pull raffle, enjoy some delicious Cajun food, and bid on some great silent auction packages.

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Mardi Gras in Monroe-West Monroe

 Join us in Monroe-West Monroe for our 2016 Mardi Gras. The day is full of family fun and Mardi Gras adventures. Below you will find the schedule of events for Saturday, January 30!

Schedule of Events

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!
 
1:30 pm - 10th 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.

3:30 pm - Jester Jog 5K
Let the good times...RUN with this fun 5k in downtown West Monroe. This race will benefit Paws of Northeast Louisiana. Click here to register.

6 pm - Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade: Jean Lafitte Treasures
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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