Mardi Gras 2013 parades
BATON ROUGE - Here's a list of Mardi Gras parades and their routes in Baton Rouge and the surrounding area.
Click on the links for each parade's website with more information, including maps of the parade routes.
Feb. 8, 7 p.m. - Krewe of Southdowns
Starts at Lee High, ends at Perkins and Stanford.
Feb. 9, Noon - Spanish Town Parade
"A Spanish Town Twinkie Ate My Ding Dong"
Starts and ends on State Capitol Drive near Pentagon Barracks.
Feb. 12, Noon - Beauregard Town Walking Parade
Parade follows sidewalks through Historic Beauregard Town.
Feb. 12, 10:30 a.m. - New Roads Community Center Carnival parade
Feb. 12, 2 p.m. - New Roads Lion's Club parade
Both parades follow same route as last year.
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