Saturday, Feb 22: Annual Children’s Parade will roll at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 2nd. The parade route will wind through downtown Alexandria, from Murray Street to St. James Street. The 2020 Children’s Parade Grand Marshal is Chanley Patterson, Miss Louisiana’s Outstanding Teen 2019. Children are then invited to celebrate Mardi Gras at the Alexandria Zoo for the annual Mardi Gras Party at 2 p.m.!
Location: Downtown Alexandria
Location: Rapides Parish Library MLK Branch
Location: Alexandria Zoological Park