Mardi_grasMardi Gras Room Package-The Mardi Gras parade in Minden is Saturday, January 23rd. This is a great time to book your stay at the Huffman House bed and breakfast. The parade route takes the festivities in front of Huffman House. On the guests of the bed-and-breakfast will have front row seats to the festivities. That morning we will be cranking up the smoker so by early after noon we will be enjoying some wonderful pulled pork. Book and Stay with us both Friday and Saturday night January 22 & 23 and receive:

    Mardi Gras Room Package (1/22/16 & 1/23/16)

  • Spacious King Room 
  • Bloody Mary’s each morning
  • Table and chairs on parade route
  • Barbecue luncheon for two on day parade
  • Complementary bike rentals (First Come First Serve)
  • Breakfast for two each morning

                      $265.00 (Plus Tax & Fees)


Don’t miss your opportunity to experience Mardi Gras in Minden Louisiana. This Mardi Gras celebration is both fun for the adults as well as the children. If you’re looking to bring the family please inquire about our family fun Mardi Gras package.



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Mardi Gras in Minden Louisiana is fun for the family.


Minden’s Mardi Gras is not the oldest by far Mobile, AL is the is the oldest annual Carnival celebration in the United States, started by Frenchman Nicholas Langlois in 1703. This was fifteen years before New Orleans was founded, although today New Orleans celebrations are more widely known. Minden a city located in north Louisiana also celebrates Mardi Gras with a parade that runs through downtown and in front of the Huffman House Bed and Breakfast. Minden’s celebration is family friendly. The true origins of Mardi Gras can be traced all the way back to ancient Greece and Rome, when early Christians with Pagan roots feasted and celebrated ahead of the somber days of Lent. Minden’s Mardi Gras celebration incorporate its German heritage but never looses site of the fun and frivolity that is Mardi Gras.

There are three colors that are traditionally associated with Mardi Gras Purple, Green and Gold. The Purple stands for “Justice” the Green for “Faith” and the Gold for “Power” The Huffman House will be adorned with these three colors form January 10th until Fat Tuesday. Fat Tuesday is always the day before Ash Wednesday.

Come stay the weekend and enjoy the Mardi Gras celebration with a wonderful room located on the parade route.

Upgrade to the Mardi Gras package and receive Cajun Bloody Mary’s with your cook to order breakfast. Minden will celebrate its German heritage and host the Fasching Karneva Parade on Saturday, January 23rd. This will be the 19th year that Minden Main Street has produced the Minden Mardi Gras Parade and the 4th year Minden will celebrate “Fasching”. Fasching in the German version of Mardi Gras. So come join us at Huffman House Bed and Breakfast for all the fun…it will just be steps from out front door.
Fasching Karneval & ParadeA full day of festival activities is planned beginning at 10:00 AM in historic downtown Minden with carnival rides, clowns, stilt walkers and face painting, culminating with the parade at 5:30 PM.  no fees for Admission. The Fasching aka Mardi Gras in Minden is a family friendly and safe parade, with free parking.





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