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february, 2023

18feb3:30 pm8th Annual Mardi Gras Block Party and Mutt StrutAlexandria's Historical Garden District


    Event Details

    This year’s event will begin with the infamous Mutt Strut, a Mardi Gras-themed dog costume competition and parade-style second line.  There will be prizes for the best and most unique costumes judged on by local celebrities.  $15 for the first dog and $10 for any additional canine contestants.  Following the canine festivities will be a live band and food trucks.  For entrance to the post-Mutt Strut Block Party, please bring along some canned or other shelf-stable food for donation to our wonderful Food Bank of Central Louisiana. Bring as much as you can! Every little bit makes a difference in the fight against hunger in our communities.

    Event schedule:

    2:30-3:30pm  –  Mutt Strut pre-registration

    3:30-4:00pm  –  Mutt Strut and Second Line

    4pm – till         –  Block party, canned food drive for the Food Bank of Cenla


    (Saturday) 3:30 pm


    Name: Alexandria's Historic Garden District

    Address: Corner of Albert St. & 20th St, Alexandria, LA



    Canned or shelf-stable food for donation to the Food Bank of Cenla