This morning on Gator 99.5, Rebecca Moss made the announcement that Kris St James will be the Parade Marshall of the 2015 Mardi Gras Merchant's Parade of Southwest Louisiana.

Look for Kris tonight at the 12th Night Celebration at the Lake Charles Civic Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. with things getting underway after 7. Admission is $ 5 in advance, $6 at the door. Children under 5 are Free.

Tickets may be purchased in advance at the following locations: Joseph's Electric, Gordon's Drug Store, Moss Bluff Flower Shop, Hamilton House in Sulphur and Party Time Store on Lake Street.