Mardi Gras parades and activities, along with great music, highlight this weekend in Acadiana!

Hip hop star Lil' Wayne takes the stage at the Cajundome this Friday, 1/29. Read More: Lil' Wayne At The Cajundome|

Beads For Less presents the Krewe De Bayou’s VooDoo Masquerade Mardi Gras Ball, on Friday, January 29, 2016 at La Marquise in Parc Lafayette. Krewe de Bayou, is the Krewe for you, no krewe affiliation needed! The Bucktown Allstars provide the entertainment. Read More: Krewe de Bayou Voodoo Masquerade Mardi Gras Ball|

Also on Friday night, Barry Manilow plays the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans. Read More: Barry Manilow at The Smoothie King Center|

Mambo on down to Youngsville and have some fun for the King Cake 5K at Sugar Mill Pond on Saturday, January 30. Read More: King Cake 5 K At Sugar Mill Pond |

The Carencro Mardi Gras parade rolls this Saturday, January 30. Read More: Carencro Mardi Gras Parade|

The Krewe des Chiens Canine Parade rolls -and walks- on Saturday, January 30. Read More: Krewe des Chiens Canine Parade |

Lake Arthur's Mardi Gras parade rolls on Saturday, January 30. Read More: Lake Arthur Mardi Gras Parade|

The Krewe of Carnivale en Rio Parade hits the streets of Lafayette on Saturday, January 30. Read More: Krewe of Carnivale en Rio Parade|

The Ohio Players take the stage at Evangeline Downs on Saturday, January 30. Read More: Ohio Players at Evangeline Downs. |

Jeanerette's Krewe of Ezana Parade rolls on Saturday, January 30. Read More: Krewe of Ezana Parade. |

Scott's Mardi Gras Parade rolls on Sunday, January 31. Read More: Scott Mardi Gras Parade. |