This city—which calls itself the Capital of Cajun Mardi Gras—hosts a two-week celebration that includes nine separate parades (including one for dogs), a five-day local food and music festival starting Feb. 28, a newcomer’s festival on March 2, and an old-fashioned fais-do-do barn dance on Mardi Gras day, March 4.
Click here for more information about Mardi Gras in Lafayette and other areas throughout the state.
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