Until I got involved with Mardi Gras locally, I didn't know there were literally events year round! Get in the Mardi Gras spirit and Let The Good Times Roll at any of these local events!









16th Fri.,      Krewe of Centaur “Jam for Cam”  benefit for Cameron Varnell, Centaur Krewe Den

948 No. Market, Shreveport, 7:00 PM, $10.00 donation at the door, live music,

silent auction, cold beverages.  Contact Sophie Duke with questions.

17th Sat.,     Krewe of Aesclepius Coronation, Holiday Inn Downtown, Cocktails at 6:30 PM.

Silent Auction, Cash Bar, Dinner 7:00 PM, Coronation at 8:00 PM.  Tickets $40.00 in

Advance or $45.00 at the door.  RSVP by September 10th to Brandi Brooks at

318-426-2772 or bbrooksnp@gmail.com or Jeni Richards at 318-207-1940 or

mjrich73@comcast.net.  Attire is Black Tie Optional.

24th Sat.,     Krewe of Akewa “All That Glitters” Coronation, 7:00 PM, Orleans on Main, 513 Main Str.

Minden, LA., Presentation begins at 8:00 PM, Wear your Bling and your Boas, Heavy

Hors d’ouevres, BYOB set-ups provided, RSVP by Sept. 6, to sewlenny@bellsouth.net

Or 318-377-4938.  Tickets are $40.00 in advance or $45.00 at the door.

24th Sat.,     Krewe of Centaur Annual Golf Tournament.  More information to follow.



1st Sat.,     Krewe of Atlas “Island of Shipwreck Fools” Coronation, American Legion Hall,

5315 South Lakeshore Dr., Shreveport.  7:00 PM to 11:00 PM.  Royalty Presentation

starts at 8:00 PM, Cash Bar, Silent Auction, Hors D’Oeuvres, Music by The Caravan Band.  Island Attire is encouraged by Mardi Gras Casual is acceptable.  Discounted tickets are available for consorts, Dukes, and Duchesses.  Buy online at www.kreweofatlas.org <http://www.kreweofatlas.org>  or mail a check for $35 to Krewe of Atlas 2402 Highland Ave Shreveport, LA 71104.  Discount tickets must be purchased in advance - all tickets will be $40 at the door.  Please RSVP to kreweofatlas@gmail.com by September 20th.

15th Sat.,     Krewe Les Femmes Mystique Second Annual Shopping Trip to Dallas.  Be sure to put this

date on your calendar and join the ladies of Les Femmes Mystique for this fall trip to

Dallas.  All parties attending had a blast last year so you won’t want to miss this year.

Prior to September 15th tickets will be available for $60.00, after that date tickets will

be $65.00 each.  You will travel on a luxury motor coach to destinations to be announced.

Mail your check to P.O. Box 5851, Shreveport, LA  71135.  For more information contact

Theresia Kveder at theresia@jeansimpson.com or Elizabeth Teeters at

29th Sat.,     Krewe of Atlas Monster Ball – location and time TBD

29th Sat.,     Krewe of Centaur Halloween Party – location and time TBD

29th Sat.,     Krewe of Dionysos Halloween Party, Knights of Columbus Hall, East 5th Street Natchitoches

Food, Beer, Set-ups provided, tickets $30.00


6th Fri.,      Krewe of Centaur Royalty Mixer, time and location TBD

7th Sat.,     12th Night Celebration, Bossier Civic Center, Tickets $40.00 each , Open Bar,

Music by “Take 2”, doors open at 6:30 PM.  More information to follow.

13th Fri.,      Krewe of Elders Grand Bal, location and times TBD

14th Sat.,     Krewe of Dionysos 12th Night Celebration, Knights of Columbus Hall, East 5th Street

Natchitoches, Food, Beer, Set-ups provided, tickets $30.00.

14th Sat.,     Krewe of Aesclepius Grand Bal XXII, Shreveport Convention Center

20th Fri.,      Krewe of Sobek Bal, Riverview Hall, time TBD

20th Fri.,      Krewe des Ambassadeurs Bal, Horseshoe Riverdome, Doors Open at 6:30 PM,

Tableau at 8:00 PM.  More details to follow.

21th Sat.,     Krewe of Artemis Grand Bal, Springhill Civic Center, doors open at 6:30 PM

27th Fri,      Krewe of Akewa Grand Bal, location and time TBD

28th    Sat.,     Krewe of Centaur Grand Bal XXI, location and time TBD

28th    Sat.,     Krewe des Ambassadeurs Fasching Karneval & Minden Parade, 2 PM.

29th    Sun.,    Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Jazz Brunch, El Dorado Casino Grand Ballroom,

11:30 AM – 2:00 PM.



3rd Fri.,      Krewe of Justinian Bal, Horseshoe Riverdome, time TBD

4th      Sat.,     Krewe of Dionysos Grand Bal, Events Center, Second Street Natchitoches

details TBD

4th Sat.,     Krewe of Artemis Parade, Springhill, 1:00 PM

4th Sat.,     Krewe of Gemini Bal, Shreveport Convention Center, time TBD

10th Fri.,      Krewe of Atlas Grand Bal, location and time TBD

11th Sat.,     Krewe Les Femmes Mystique Bal, Diamond Jacks, time TBD

11th Sat.,     Krewe of Centaur Parade, downtown Shreveport, time TBD

12th Sun.,    Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Pet Parade, Riverview Park, time TBD

17th Fri.,      Krewe of Highland Bal, time and location TBD

17th Fri.,      Krewe of Dionysos Pre-Parade Party, Knights of Columbus, East 5th Street

Natchitoches, Tickets $30.00

18th Sat.,     Krewe of Dionysos Parade, location and time TBD.

18th Sat.,     Krewe of Harambee Bal, tentatively Horseshoe Riverdome, time TBD

18th Sat.,     Krewe of Gemini Parade, downtown Shreveport, time TBD

19th Sun.,    Krewe of Highland Parade, time TBD

21st Tues.,  Krewe of Aesclepius Fat Tuesday parade, Pierre Bossier Mall, 6:30 PM

21st Tues.,  Krewe of Aesclepius Bridge Closing Ceremony, Midnight, Texas Street Bridge