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North Delta Food and Wine Festival
10/12/2018 to 10/14/2018
The North Delta Food and Wine Festival celebrates the region's premiere food, wine, beer and spirits. Friday, October 12: Grand Tasting Enjoy an evening of sampling extraordinary culinary offerings by dozens of the finest chefs in Louisiana and Mississippi. Couple that with fine wine offerings from some of the top wineries in the world, and you've got a night your taste buds won't forget. Saturday, October 13: Brew on the Bridge Come out for regional craft beer, food trucks and artisans on the Endom Bridge spanning the Ouachita River. Area restaurants, partnered with arts organizations, will serve up their best meals throughout the weekend. Details to come. For more information, visit

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Mardi Gras in Monroe-West Monroe

Join us in Monroe-West Monroe for our 2018 Mardi Gras. The day is full of family fun and Mardi Gras adventures. Below you will find the schedule of events for Saturday, February 3!

Schedule of Events

10:00 am - Krewe of Janus Children's Mardi Gras Parade

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 - 12th 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!

6 pm to 10 pm- Downtown Block Party

Get rocking with the Stooges Brass Band and Jordan Sheppard at the Downtown River Jam on the corner of North 3rd and Pine in Monroe. 

6 pm - Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade: Janus Relives the 80s

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

Be sure check out the NEW ROUTE for 2018 below:


BONUS: King Cake With a Twist

And while you're in town, make sure to stop by Magic Grill in West Monroe for their King Cake Burger! Not convinced? We've already tried it for you. Check it out here!

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