In typical SWLA style, after one holiday ends, another one is just right around the corner. This coming weekend kicks off the Mardi Gras season with 12th night. Mardi Gras day this year is on February 25. Now, the big question is. When is all of the other stuff happening in between? Don't worry your pretty little head about it, I've got you covered!

12th Night - Saturday, January 4 at the Lake Charles Civic Center, 7:00pm

12th Night Car Show - Saturday, January 4, Lake Charles Civic Center, 9:00am-1:00pm

Mardi Gras Community Dance - Friday, February 7, Lake Charles Civic Center, 6:00pm-8:30pm

Vinton Mardi Gras Parade and Gumbo Cook-Off - Saturday, February 15, 8:00am-4:00pm

Lighted Boat Parade - Thursday February 20, 7:00pm, Lake Charles Civic Center

Merchant's Parade - Friday February 21, 7:00pm, Ryan Street

Mardi Gras Gumbo Cook-Off - February 22, 8:00am-2:00pm, Lake Charles Civic Center

Krewe of Omega Parade - February 22, 2:00pm, Downtown Lake Charles

Annual Zydeco Dance - February 23, 11:00am-1:00pm, Lake Charles Civic Center

Mardi Gras Madness 5k Run - February 23, 2:30pm, Downtown Lake Charles

Children's Parade - February 23, 3:30pm, Ryan Street to 7th Street

Lundi Gras with Gator 99.5 - February 24, 5:00pm-9:00pm, Cowboys

Royal Gala - February 24, 7:00pm, Lake Charles Civic Center

MARDI GRAS DAY - February 25

Iowa Chicken Run - 10:00am

Second Line Stroll - 1:00pm

Jeeps on Parade - 2:00pm

Motor Gras Parade - 3:00pm

Krewe of Krewes' Parade - 5:00pm