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February 23, 2020
An entire day devoted to kids! Children’s Day, a free event open to kids from ages three to 11. Combine Mardi Gras fun with Old-time Louisiana culture, music and learning.
Event includes exhibitions of performing arts, technology and science, safety and health, and arts and crafts—all interactive and hands-on. Also, coordinates with the Children’s Parade at 3:30 p.m. Entertainment and culture to the public at the Lake Charles Civic Center.
Activities include an education station, making Mardi Gras arts and crafts. While, learn about the traditions and history of the carnival season and more. Groups present cultural and historic experiences of Mardi Gras.
The Mardi Gras Museum of Imperial Calcasieu sponsors a costume display where kids are photographed. Even more, take home free souvenirs from vendors and sponsors.
Entertainment includes colorful characters such as jesters, dance groups, and promenading pageant queens. Also, kids can enjoy traditional king cake.