Cajun Country Mardi Gras Press Trip Itinerary


Friday, February 21

5:30 p.m. Depart Hotel
6:00 p.m. Blue Dog Cafe
7:30 p.m. Krewe des Canailles Walking Parade
9:00 p.m. Kewe des Canailles After Party

Saturday, February 22

7:30 a.m. Depart Hotel
8:00 a.m. Zydeco Breakfast at Buck & Johnny’s
11:00 a.m. Swamp Tour with Atchafalaya Basin Landing & Marina
1:30 p.m. Café 1868
2:30 p.m. TABASCO Pepper Sauce Factory
4:00 p.m. Return to Hotel
7:00 p.m. Krewe of Bonaparte Parade
8:30 p.m. Spoonbill Watering Hole
10:00 p.m. Blue Moon Saloon (Live Music TBD)

Sunday, February 23

10:30 a.m. Social Southern Table & Bar
12:30 p.m. Vermilionville
2:00 p.m. Courir de Mardi Gras Mask & Capuchon Workshop with Gumbo Cooking Demo
5:30 p.m. Return to Hotel
7:30 p.m. Sainte Marie
9:00 p.m. Rock N’ Bowl (Bowling & Live Music Featuring: Chubby Carrier)

Monday, February 24

6:45 a.m. Depart Hotel
7:00 a.m. French Press
8:30 a.m. Lundi Gras Boucherie
2:30 p.m. Return to Hotel
5:00 p.m. Pamplona Tapas Bar
6:00 p.m. Queen Evangeline Parade
9:00 p.m. Artmosphere (Live Music TBD)

Tuesday, February 25

6:00 a.m. Donuts, Kolaches, and Boudin
7:00 a.m. Courir de Mardi Gras
12:00 p.m. Independent Parade
6:30 p.m. Randol’s Restaurant
9:00 p.m. Feed & Seed (Live Music TBD)

Wednesday, February 26


*Note: Schedule is subject to change

Mardi Gras Treasures

Blue Dog Cafe Shrimp

Buck & Johnny's Zydeco Breakfast


Sainte Marie's Fried Green Tomatoes & Shrimp Remoulade with Grilled Drum

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