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Cajun Country Mardi Gras Press Trip

February 21-26, 2020
Lafayette, Louisiana

Lafayette Travel invites you to apply for the 2020 Cajun Country Mardi Gras Press Trip in Lafayette, Louisiana. Lafayette, the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun Country, is known as the hub of all things Cajun – authentic Cajun cuisine, toe-tapping Cajun and Zydeco music, Cajun culture, historic attractions, scenic swamps, and festivals like our annual Mardi Gras celebration.

Mardi Gras in Cajun Country is the greatest, most colorful free party on earth. Residents celebrate in many ways including the traditional Courir de Mardi Gras; parades with marching bands, beads, and doubloons; Mardi Gras Indians with elaborate dancing and costumes; various styles of king cakes; as well as extravagant Mardi Gras balls complete with a king and queen.

If you've ever wanted to experience Mardi Gras in Cajun Country this is your chance! Click the Apply Now button below to embark on a curated Cajun Country Mardi Gras experience like no other. The deadline for the Mardi Gras Press Trip will be Friday, December 6.

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