The fun continues from tonight through Tuesday with 19 Carnival parades scheduled to roll through Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes as Mardi Gras reaches its climax.

As of Thursday, no parades had been postponed or canceled because of forecasts of inclement weather, although that could change.

The Krewe of Aphrodite will hit the streets of Houma tonight with its 475 women members and 17 floats designed under the theme “Football in the South.” Local marching bands from Ellender and South Terrebonne high schools, Evergreen Junior High School and Lacache-Montegut Middle School will perform.

“A safe, dry ride is what I’m looking forward to,” said krewe President Dena Barrios.

The parade starts at 6:30 p.m. along the traditional west Houma route.

The Krewe of Athena, established in 2011, will roll from the northern to southern town limits of Golden Meadow on La. 1 starting at 7 tonight. “Athena Takes Over the Zoo” will be the theme for the krewe’s 17 floats.

East Houma's only parade featuring the Krewe of Mardi Gras is scheduled to roll 21 floats under the theme "Mardi Gras" starting 6:30 p.m. Saturday. The route starts on Grand Caillou Road at Hancock Road and turns right onto Tunnel Boulevard, left onto East Main Street and left onto Grand Caillou Road before ending at the East Houma Bingo Hall. Kevin and Carla Ghere, owners of Carla Ghere's Crab Shack in Chauvin, will serve as this year's king and queen.

Also Saturday, the Krewe of Apollo will parade at noon in Lockport, the Krewe of Atlantis will roll at noon in Golden Meadow, and the Krewe of Bon Temps will parade at 6:30 p.m. in Larose.

On Sunday, the Krewe of Terreanians' parade begins at 12:30 p.m. in Houma.

The Krewe of Cleophas is scheduled to roll under the theme "Cleophas on Broadway" at 12:30 p.m. Sunday in Thibodaux with the Krewe of Chronos, Lafourche Parish's oldest krewe, following it at 1:30 p.m.

There's also the Montegut Children's Parade at 2 p.m. in Montegut and the Krewe of Nereids parade at 6 p.m. in Golden Meadow on Sunday.

On Monday, the Krewe of Cleopatra parade at 6:30 p.m. in Houma is the only one scheduled for the area.

Mardi Gras kicks off with the Krewe of Gheens parade at 11 a.m. in Gheens.

The Krewe of Kajuns, featuring roughly 350 members, is scheduled to roll the traditional west Houma route on Mardi Gras directly after the Krewe of Houmas parade, which starts at noon.

“We may delay start time, depending on what Krewe of Houmas does, but that decision would be made Monday,” said Darlene East with Krewe of Kajuns.

Other Tuesday parades are Neptune at noon in Golden Meadow, Choupic at 1 p.m. in Chackbay, Ghana at 1 p.m. in Thibodaux and Bonne Terre at 4 p.m. in Montegut.

There’s a 40 percent chance of rain tonight, according to the National Weather Service. Rain showers are likely for Saturday and Sunday with a slight chance of thunderstorms. There’s a 40 percent chance of rain for Monday and a 50 percent chance of rain on Mardi Gras.

-- Staff Writer Holly Duchmann can be reached at 857-2205 or holly.duchmann@houmatoday.com. Follow her on Twitter @holly_evamarie.