OUACHITA PARISH (KTVE/KARD) — On Saturday, February 11, 2023, the 40th Annual Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade. The schedule of festivities will take place as listed in the table below.

EventDetails
Krewe of Janus Children’s
Mardi Gras Parade
Registration will take place at 9 AM, with floats
lining up at 9:30 AM
and the parade rolling at 10 AM.
This event will take place at Pecanland Mall.
Downtown West Monroe
Mardi Gras Festivities
The event will take place at 11 AM.
Krewe of Paws
Mardi Gras Pet Parade
Registration will begin at 11 AM,
followed by float and costume judging at noon.
The parade will roll at 1 PM.
Jester Jog Color 5KThe event will take place in Alley Park.
All finishers receive a medal, shirt, and
sunglasses. Proceeds benefit the Downtown West Monroe
Revitalization Group.
Downtown Monroe Mardi
Gras Bash
The Masur Museum of Art will have a free mask-making pop-up.
Go DJ Kidd will be providing live entertainment,
and Kitchen Cooking and Kona Ice will be selling food
and treats.
Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras
Parade
The parade will roll at 6 pm starting in West Monroe
at 1118 Natchitoches Street and ending in Monroe on Oliver Road.
Leading the parade are this year’s grand marshals, Internation Powerlifting Champions Kasee Sketoe and Karson Oliver.