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Laissez les bons temps rouler

The expression Laissez les bons temps rouler (alternatively Laissez les bon temps rouler, Laissez le bon temps rouler, Laisser les bons temps rouler, and Laisser le bon temps rouler, French pronunciation: ​[lɛse le bɔ̃ tɑ̃ ʁule]) is a Cajun French phrase which is literally translated from the English expression "Let the good times roll."

This phrase is often mentioned when Mardi Gras is celebrated, on local television, and on radio. It is a common phrase in multiple early French Colonial areas.

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