23rd Annual Minden Fasching Carnival and Parade
February 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pmFree
Come to the home of German Heritage and celebrate Mardi Gras the way Germans do–Fasching Style! The Johnson Bother’s Carnival will be open on Friday. Bring the family downtown Friday and Saturday to ride! On Saturday, face painters will be set up in the downtown area from 2:00 PM until the parade begins and from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM bring the kids to City Artworks for Mardi Gras mask making! Minden Mardi Gras, or Fasching Parade, will roll at 5:00 PM. Dozens of floats will pass through Historic Downtown Minden, so come prepared to take home lots of goodies. On Saturday, families are encouraged to tailgate along the parade route. During the weekend shop at our boutiques, specialty shops and restaurants downtown!
Serving as Grande Marshal will be Miss Spirit of Fasching 2020, Grace Powell. Judging for the parade entries will be set up in front of City Hall at 520 Broadway in the Historic Downtown Minden Categories are as follows :
1.Most Spirited 2. Sweepstakes Winner (Best Overall) 3. Best Small Float 4. Best Marching Group 5. Most Original Creative Entry.
Although there is no cash prize, Winners receive a trophy and Bragging rights for the rest of the year! For more information call City Hall at 318-377-2144 or email firstname.lastname@example.org