Charleston Mardi Gras Finale: Food Festival, Parade, & “Fais Do Do”

grandfinaleThe Krewe of Charleston will host a food festival, parade, and "Fais Do Do" (Cajun Dance Party) this Sunday at the Charleston Convention Center from 10 am until 8:30 pm.

The Charleston Mardi Gras Finale will include cajun food, Mardi Gras floats, a pig roast, gumbo cook-off, live music and more.

Here's a look at the schedule:

10 am - noon

  • Cajun Hog Roast with boudin, sausage, and more

11 am – noon

  • An alligator will be skinned, fried, and made into an Alligator Sauce Picante

Noon – 1 pm

  • Crawfish Etoufee Demo

Noon – 4 pm

  • Gumbo Cook-Off

1 pm – 2 pm

  • Crawfish Boil

2 pm - 3 pm

  • Authentic Louisiana Chef Demonstration

3 pm - 4 pm

  • Charleston Mardi Gras Children's Parade
  • Mardi Gras Costume Contest
  • Awards Ceremony

4 PM – 8:30 PM

  • Fais Do Do: Live music and dancing

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