Mardi Gras has the venue, the publicity and the spenders who want to pass a good time. As a Mardi Gras sponsor, your business benefits, and you help preserve our heritage, culture and the arts. Mardi Gras of Southwest Louisiana, Inc., throws a month long, family-friendly festival with over 20 non-profit public events that focus on the heritage of Louisiana and Mardi Gras. The organization depends on corporate sponsorships, grants and donations for its funding. We can't do it without you!

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Sponsorship Levels

King's Sponsorship - $7,000
A King's Sponsorship is the primary supporter of a major Mardi Gras event and receives the following:

  • Tags and identification in all paid advertising and public service announcements prior to and throughout Mardi Gras
  • Mention in all press releases sent to inner market and outer markets promoting Mardi Gras of Southwest Louisiana, Inc., events
  • Introduction at news conference and listing in media kit
  • Link on Mardi Gras website home page for one year
  • Your prominently displayed signage at your sponsored event
  • Venue to give collateral product items at your sponsored event
  • Your company's mention on television and radio interviews regarding all Mardi Gras of Southwest Louisiana, Inc., events where applicable.
  • Ten (10) access passes to all Mardi Gras of Southwest Louisiana, Inc., events
  • VIP seating for twenty (20) at your event (as applicable)
  • Two (2) parade entries in either Merchants' or Children's parades
  • Ten (10) VIP passes to the Mardi Gras Museum

Queen's Sponsorship - $3,500
A Queen's sponsor is a co-sponsor of a major Mardi Gras event and receives the following:

  • Tags and identification in all paid advertising and public service announcements leading up to your event
  • Mention in all press releases sent to inner market and outer markets promoting Mardi Gras of Southwest Louisiana, Inc., events
  • Introduction at news conference and listing in media kit
  • Listing on Mardi Gras Southwest Louisiana, Inc., website as sponsor of your event, link on your event page.
  • Your prominently displayed signage at your sponsored event
  • Eight (8) access passes to all Mardi Gras of Southwest Louisiana, Inc., events
  • VIP seating and access for fifteen (15) guests at your event
  • One (1) parade entry in either Merchants' or Children's parades
  • Eight (8) VIP passes to the Mardi Gras Museum

Captain's Sponsorship - $1,000
A captain's sponsor is a co-sponsor of a Mardi Gras event and receives the following:

  • Listing on Mardi Gras Southwest Louisiana, Inc., website as sponsor of your event, link on your event page.
  • Listing as sponsor in media kit for news conference
  • Six (6) VIP membership passes to all Mardi Gras of Southwest Louisiana, Inc., events
  • VIP seating for ten (10) at your event
  • Six (6) VIP passes to the Mardi Gras Museum

Duke's Sponsorship - $500
A Duke's sponsor makes a donation to Mardi Gras of Southwest Louisiana, Inc.

  • Listing on Mardi Gras Southwest Louisiana, Inc., website
  • Listing as donor in media kit for news conference
  • Four (4) VIP membership passes to all Mardi Gras of Southwest Louisiana, Inc. events
  • Four (2) VIP passes to Mardi Gras Museum

Duchess' Sponsorship - $100
A Duchess' sponsor makes a donation to Mardi Gras of Southwest Louisiana, Inc.

  • Listing as donor in media kit for news conference
  • Two (2) VIP membership passes to all Mardi Gras of Southwest Louisiana, Inc. events
  • Two (2) VIP passes to Mardi Gras Museum

In-Kind Donation
Goods or professional services may be donated on various levels and will be honored accordingly.

Green Jacket Donation
Members of Mardi Gras of Southwest Louisiana, Inc. may make donation on any level and will be honored accordingly.