Lafayette Breakfast Optimist Club
Fat Tuesday Dinner Party

This page is currently under construction in anticipation of the 2021 Fat Tuesday Celebration. Not all details will be updated or correct.

You do not want to miss the best Fat Tuesday celebration north of New Orleans!
Proceeds benefit our Lafayette Teacher Grant Program.

Check back here later for information
on the 2021 celebration

Festive Activities To Support Local Teachers:
  • Live and silent auctions,
  • Live traditional Dixieland and jazz music with Al Jones and the Riverboat Ramblers,
  • Mardi Gras costume contest,
  • Raffle and a Balloon Wall with great prizes,
  • Free wine tasting from the spectacular Fruitshine Winery,
  • Amazing appetizers including oysters and alligator,
  • Full authentic Southern Cajun Dinner, and
  • Cash bar.
Proceeds from the event go to the Breakfast Optimist Teacher Grant Program,
which will award upwards of $20,000 or more to teachers in the community this year.
You may also mail in your RSVP with payment using this form.

2020 Sponsors
Want to add the name of your business to this list? See below.

Special thanks to our 6 year
"King of Mardi Gras" Sponsor

We also thank the following groups for their generosity:
Yocum Family Optometry

Sponsorship & Donation Opportunities
Want to sponsor or donate to this amazing event while also being able to showcase your name and logo to the attendees?
Download and fill out the below forms and send them to

See 2020 Sponsorship Form

See 2020 Donation Form