FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 4th, 2024
CVB Contact: Alana Cooper
Discover Monroe-West Monroe Releases Annual Mardi Gras Guide
Monroe-West Monroe, LA– Experience double the fun with two parades, two krewes, and two weekends of Mardi Gras excitement! Discover Monroe-West Monroe has crafted a guide for all things Mardi Gras. Learn about the history of Krewe de Riviere and Krewe of Janus, parade routes, delicious Mardi Gras foods, and more.
The Krewe de Riviere parade will roll January 27th at 5 pm. Attendees can also enjoy additional activities throughout the day including Mardi Gras Madness at noon followed by a Children’s and Pet parade at 2 pm. Get ready to wear bright colors because this year’s theme is neon revolution!
The Krewe of Janus parade makes its way to Monroe-West Monroe on February 3rd at 6 pm. Start your day by attending the Children’s Mardi Gras Parade at 10 am, followed by the Krewe of Paws Mardi Gras Pet Parade at 1 pm, and Jester Jog at 2:30 pm! Rock out with your friends with this year’s parade theme - Jammin’ with Janus.
Ready to let the good times roll? Enter our Mardi Gras Giveaway for a chance to win 2 spots to ride in the Krewe of Janus parade, a 2-night stay in Monroe-West Monroe, all throws and beads needed for the parade, costumes and masks! Click here to enter the giveaway. Giveaway runs today through January 26th at noon. Winner will be contacted by phone on January 26th.
Click here to view the guide.
For more information, please call 318-387-5692 or visit monroe-westmonroe.org.
Discover Monroe-West Monroe promotes Ouachita Parish as a destination for leisure travel, conventions, meetings, and sporting events creating a positive economic impact for our local community through increased visitor spending and sales tax collections. For more information about Discover Monroe-West Monroe, visit www.monroe-westmonroe.org.