A members-only event with food and drinks, compliments of the Krewe of Bonaparte. Check back soon for event info!
The Krewe of Bonaparte requests the pleasure of your company at the Coronation Ball in honor of Napoleon and Josephine XLII.
All Krewe Members and their guests are invited to get the party started at Old UL Alumni House the day of the parade. Food and drinks will be provided.
The Krewe of Bonaparte requests the pleasure of your company at the annual Fall Cocktail Party. A tradition dating back to our Krewe's founding in the summer of 1972.
This fun filled day includes food drink and children's activities! This event is free for Krewe members and their children under the age of 25. More info coming soon.
About Krewe of Bonaparte
In 1972 a new Mardi Gras Krewe was established to help promote the tradition of Mardi Gras in Acadiana and to encourage Lafayette’s young citizens to participate in Mardi Gras. The Krewe of Bonaparte’s first event was a summer cocktail party held Saturday, August 5, 1972 at Oakbourne Country Club. Some 150 people attended the event.
L'Empereur Napoleon XL - Gene Lognion, L'Imperatrice Josephine XL - Julia Lognion
Royal Maid - Mia Robinson, Royal Duke - Patrick Reagan
Royal Maid - Mary Frances Huggard, Royal Duke - Robert LeJeune
Royal Maid - Colleen Ottinger, Royal Duke - Brady Bell
Royal Maid - Sharon O'Neal, Royal Duke - Paul Prejean
Marquise De Lafayette - Denise Giosa
Join Our Krewe
The Krewe of Bonaparte is one of the premier Krewes in Lafayette, Louisiana! We have a rich history and many traditions dating back over 42 years.
As a member of the Krewe you and your spouse/guest will have the opportunity to participate in many exciting events throughout the year including,
the Fall Cocktail Party, The Pre-Parade Party, The Krewe of Bonaparte Parade, Coronation Ball (a sold out event each year) and Krewefish Boil.
2017 - 2018 Officers & Board of Directors
Kim Landry, Rachel Comeaux, Denisa Giosa, Charlie Babineaux, Mike Becnel, Jodi Gibbons, Marshall Montgomery, Ashley Guidry, Tiffany HarrisRead More
Board of Directors
Chad Trahan, Greg Geoffroy, Yvonne Opie, Missy Andrade, Adam Judice, Junior Gonzalez, Ryan Marine, Michelle Guidry, Mark LalandeRead More