The 4th annual Courir de Mardi Gras will be held at the Lafayette Farmer's and Artisans Market this Saturday, February 25, at Moncus Park on Johnston Street. The Lafayette Children's Parade will begin at 12:30, so this will be the perfect way to kick off your Mardi Gras festivities for the day!

In addition to the regular market vendors who provide fresh produce, baked goods, and hand made items, food trucks will be on hand, and lots of fun family activities! The Children's Museum of Acadiana will hold a Mardi Gras mask making class, a traditional 'Chicken Run' will be held for the kids, and Grammy nominees Bonsoir, Catin will be performing.

The Market is from 8:00 am - noon at 2913 Johnston Street. The kid's Chicken Run begins at 10:00 am, and Bonsoir, Catin will play from 9:00 am - noon. Come enjoy Mardi Gras this Saturday at the Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market, sha!