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23rd Annual Minden Fasching Carnival and Parade

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Free

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 mainstreet@mindenusa.com

Details

Date:
February 8
Time:
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Minden Main Street
Phone:
(318) 377-2144
Email:
mainstreet@mindenusa.com
Website:
www.mindenusa.com

Venue

Downtown Minden
W Union St
Minden, LA 71055 United States
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Phone:
(318)377-4240