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Downtown Cinema presents: Little Rascals
07/29/2017
Head to downtown Monroe for a free showing of the Little Rascals. Water and popcorn are free. Vendors will also be on hand with food available for purchase. Bring your own seating.

Downtown Gallery Crawl
08/3/2017
Presented by the Downtown Arts Alliance, ten art galleries in downtown Monroe and West Monroe are open all evening for the public to enjoy great art, food, drink and music. Original art is for sale, tax free. Admission is free.

Black Bayou Kids Program- The Sun
08/5/2017
Kids can learn more about the sun and get a chance to look at the sun through a solar scope.

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Mardi Gras in Monroe-West Monroe

 Join us in Monroe-West Monroe for our 2017 Mardi Gras. The day is full of family fun and Mardi Gras adventures. Below you will find the schedule of events for Saturday, February 18!

Click HERE for Mardi Gras Hotel Specials!

Schedule of Events

Complete with beads and floats and Mardi Gras fun at Pecanland Mall's Center Court. Registration begins at 9:00 am and the first 100 participants receive a goody bag!
 
1:30 pm - 11th Annual Krewe of Paws Mardi Gras Pet Parade
See a twist on the traditional Mardi Gras festivities with pets of all sorts in costumes and floats, and of course plenty of beads along their parade route in Antique Alley! If you are interested in entering your pet, please see the registration information on our Calendar of Events Listing Page.

5:00 pm - Downtown River Jam Mardi Gras Party

Jim Taylor Auto Group presents Downtown River Jam featuring Nathan and the Zydeco Cha-Chas live on the Skent-N-Dent stage in the Old Coca-Cola Building! Enjoy music, food, a full bar, free beer samplings by Choice Brands, and MORE while you wait for the parade! Enjoy a front row seat on Walnut for the parade without camping all day. 

Join us for Mardi Gras fun in Downtown West Monroe and Monroe as lighted floats and marching bands parade through the Twin Cities.
 


Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade Route
Click HERE to download a route map.

 

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