Tee Mamou – Iota Mardi Gras

We are proud to announce that planning for the 35th annual Tee-Mamou Iota Mardi Gras Folk Life Festival is in full swing! Full event information can and entertainment schedule can be found below. We can’t wait to see you there!

Mardi Gras 2023

Welcome to the Tee Mamou-Iota Mardi Gras Folklife Festival! This year marks the 35th anniversary of the festival in downtown Iota, Louisiana. The festivities will kick off at 9:00am on Mardi Gras Day, February 21st, 2023 and go on until the streets are cleared at 5:00pm. Click here for our entertainment schedule.

Nowhere in the world can one see such a well preserved tradition by a small group of Cajuns who are determined to relive a part of their heritage each year by joining together to enjoy a masked merry-making celebration before the Lenten season begins!