SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - The Krewe of Sobek is celebrating 20 years in 2023, and they are commemorating the milestone all week!
On Jan 14, at 1 p.m., the Krewe of Sobek kicked off Mardi Gras as the first parade in Shreveport for 2023.
Schedule of events:
- Thursday, Jan. 12 - Float loading party
- Friday, Jan. 13 - Grand Bal
- Saturday, Jan. 14 - Parade day
Their Grand Bal begins at 6 p.m. at the Shreveport Convention Center. Then on Saturday, the parade will start at the Louisiana State Fairgrounds at 1 p.m. and travel through the Queensborough neighborhood.
This year’s theme is Sobek Travels the World!
“I joined [the krewe] because of Mardi Gras and celebrating the Mardi Gras season. I have really made a lot of friends in Sobek, it is a family for me, an extended family. For me it was comradery and the family atmosphere of it,” said Michael Harris, parade chair.
For a list of ArkLaTex Mardi Gras events, click here.
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