Carencro Flag-Raising Ceremony Kicks Off Mardi Gras 2018

Carnival season opened in Carencro with the official Mardi Gras flag-raising ceremony, Jan. 6, at City Hall. Royalty from local krewes were on hand for the festivities.

Mardi Gras Krewe of Karencro and Krewe de Wide LoadPictured from left is Krewe of Karencro King Louis XXXVI, Tommy Angelle Jr., and Queen Anna XXXVI, Alison Paige Olivier; and Krewe de Wideload Queen Elizabeth IX, Sarah, standing in for Queen Elizabeth XII, Lyndsey Viviano, and King Edward XII, Kyle Derouen.





Mardi Gras Krewe of KarencroThe Carencro Mardi Gras Association parade begins at 11a.m., Saturday, February 3. Streets will be closed at 10 a.m. The parade route begins at Carencro High School, travels north on University through the city, ending at the North Regional Library. Registered parade floats may line up at the beginning of the parade route at 6 a.m.

For full event details, parade registration and other information, please visit the association’s website.