No garbage or recycling today in Lafayette. Everybody's service will be pushed back one day.

King's Court Costume Contest is at 9AM.

Family Friendly Mardi Gras is at Parc Putnam, 9AM-4PM. Fun & games for families in an alcohol and tobacco-free environment.

Festival du Mardi Gras at Cajun Field is open 10AM -8PM, Andy Smith Band 11-1, Lee Benoit, 1:30-3:30, Krossfyre 4-6pm.

Parades: Gabriel is at 10AM, Lafayette Mardi Gras Association 1PM, Independent Parade 2PM (Look for Steve Wiley and Krewe!)More Parades:

Grand Marais 11AM

Opelousas 12PM

Coteau 1PM

Franklin 1PM

Kaplan 2PM

Loreauville 2PM