Mardi Gras 2014 is officially here good people of south Louisiana!

The parades, balls, chicken runs and all the Mardi Gras events are in full swing and this weekend is going to be a fun time throughout Acadiana.

Let's check out some of the big events going on in Lafayette and the Acadiana area:

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21

Krewe of Andalusia Mardi Gras Parade
Historic Downtown, 102 W. Main St
New Iberia
6:30pm

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22

Krewe de le Originals et Les Enfant
Mardi Gras Run
Duck Festival Grounds
Gueydan
6:00am-till

Carencro Mardi Gras Parade
Carencro High to Carencro Community Center
11:00am
www.carencro.org

Krewe des Chiens Parade for Dogs
Downtown Lafayette
2:00pm
www.paradefordogs.com

Lake Arthur Mardi Gras Parade
Lake Arthur
2:00pm

Krewe of Carnivale en Rio Mardi Gras Parade
Downtown to Cajun Field
6:30pm
www.riolafayette.com

Rotary Club Mardi Gras Ball
Cade Community Center
St. Martinville
7:00pm
www.stmartinville.org

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23

Scott Mardi Gras Parade
City of Scott
1:00pm
www.cityofscott.org

Krewe of Ezana Jeanerette Mardi Gras Parade
Canal, MLK, & Main St.
Jeanerette
1:00pm