VIP Mardi Gras Experience

South Louisiana is home to the greatest free party on earth, a colorful celebration known as Mardi Gras. In Lafayette, LA 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.

Now your group can experience Mardi Gras in Lafayette, LA like a VIP!  We’ve created a unique FREE experience that has all the revelry of Mardi Gras in a family-friendly atmosphere. The experience includes reserved bus parking, access to our VIP bandstand and viewing area complete with covered seating and private restrooms in the heart of Downtown. In addition to primetime parade viewing, your group will sample king cake, boudin, and sip on Lafayette’s signature cocktail “The Rouler”.

Mardi Gras VIP Tent

Get a taste of a family friendly Mardi Gras experience in the Happiest City in America! Book your Cajun Country VIP Mardi Gras experience by contacting Eugenie Mitchell or Irene Hodge below.

Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Mardi Gras in Lafayette means two full weeks of events, parades, live music, and king cake. Get the full list of activities schedule at the link below.

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The city of Lafayette, LA is located in the center of Lafayette Parish at the intersection of I-10 and I-49 between New Orleans and Houston and only 35 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico.

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