Nicholls offers Mardi Gras parking options

THIBODAUX — The Nicholls State University campus has prime, convenient parking spaces available for Thibodaux parade-goers this Mardi Gras season.

Three parking options are available:

  • Free parking — At no charge, parade-goers may park their vehicles in interior campus parking lots not directly along the parade routes. No campers are allowed.
  • Pre-paid seasonal reserved parking — Premium parking spaces along the parade routes may be reserved for campers, cars or trucks for the entire 2013 carnival season. Spaces are $50 per car/truck/van and $200 per camper (includes one vehicle per camper).
  • Parade-day paid parking — Parade-goers may park their vehicles in designated lots adjacent to the parade route for $10 a day per vehicle. Spots are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. No campers are allowed.

Nicholls will be officially closed Monday, Feb. 11, and Tuesday, Feb. 12, but campus visitors are asked to still adhere to normal parking courtesies, such as observing handicapped zones, no-parking zones and reserved parking spaces.

To learn more about Mardi Gras parking options and to download a parking pass application, visit For additional information, call 985-448-4942 or email