It is one of the most fun times of the year in Southwest Louisiana. It's Mardi Gras and that means great parades are ready to roll. We wanted to make sure you knew the times and routes so you don't miss any of the fun.

The Merchants’ Parade is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m.
The  Krewe of Barkus Parade will be held Saturday, March 1 at 3 p.m.
The Krewe of Omega Parade will take place Saturday, March 1, at 2 p.m.
The Children’s Parade will roll at 3:30 p.m.
The Lighted Boat Parade will sail at 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 2nd
The Motor Gras Parade will take place at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 4.
The Krewe of Krewes Parade, will be held on Fat Tuesday, March 4, at 5 p.m.

The Merchants’, Krewe of Krewes, Children’s and Motor Gras Parades will depart Bord du Lac Drive at the Lake Charles Civic Center and veer left onto Mill Street. Revelers will then turn right onto Ryan Street from Mill Street. The convoys will continue south down Ryan Street to the parades’ end at Sale Road.

The Krewe of Omega Parade will start at the Lake Charles Civic Center and go to Broad Street, continuing east on Broad Street to Enterprise.   The floats will turn left on Enterprise to Mill Street and take a left on Mill Street back to the Lake Charles Civic Center: