Mardi Gras Events Around Town

As anyone who has ever visited New Orleans knows, Mardi Gras is synonymous with one of the largest and most extravagant parades to traverse the city known as “The Big Easy” each year. And over the years, there have been many attempts to recreate the excitement of Mardi Gras throughout the United States, and South Florida is no exception! Here are just a few of the many local events inspired by the antics of this world renowned parade and carnival. Laissez les bon temps rouler! (Let the good times roll!)

Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday refers to events of the Carnival celebration, beginning on or after the Christian feasts of the Epiphany (Three Kings Day) and culminating on the day before Ash Wednesday, which is known as Shrove TuesdayMardi Gras is French for “Fat Tuesday”, reflecting the practice of the last night of eating rich, fatty foods before the ritual Lenten sacrifices and fasting of the Lenten season.” – Wikipedia

The Wharf Fort Lauderdale

Saturday, February 26, 2022 | 12PM ‘Til Close

Parade on down to The Wharf Fort Lauderdale for the MARDI GRAS CELEBRATION featuring a Second Line Band, LIVE entertainment, specialty cocktails, King and Queen contest, and lots of beads! Enjoy $30 bottles of Maison Marcel Rosé from 12-4 pm. Not to mention, $13 HURRICANES ALL DAY! [RSVP and more info…]

Sunday, February 27th, 2022 | 12PM ‘Til Close

Parade on down to The Wharf Fort Lauderdale for the MARDI GRAS BOURBON STREET BUBBLES featuring a Second Line Band, specialty cocktails, and lots of beads! Enjoy $30 bottles of Chandon Garden Spritz from 12-4 pm. Not to mention, $13 HURRICANES ALL DAY! [RSVP and more info…]

Mardi Gras Mambo at Panthers Ice Den Coral Springs

Saturday, February 26, 2022 | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Head over to the Florida Panthers IceDen, located at 3299 Sportsplex Drive, Coral Springs for a unique Mardi Gras experience this Saturday evening. Fun for the whole family activities will include Balloon Artists, Face Painters, party favors, Mardi Gras Masks & Beads and a 360 Picture Booth. Wear Mardi Gras colors and dress warm for FREE ice skating! Live music by Deep Fried Funk Band. Food trucks and 21+ beverages will be available for purchase. [More info…]

Mardi Gras Celebration at LauderAle Brewery

Saturday, February 26, 2022 | 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Come out in your most fashionable masks and let’s party at the Brewery, located at 3305 SW 14th Ave, Fort Lauderdale. Expect king cake, beer specials, and live music from the Swamp Cats! They will be taking the stage in the garden from 8-11pm! [Read more…]

Hollywood Mardi Gras

Sunday, February 27, 2022 | 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM

“Let the Good Times Roll” as Mardi Gras returns to Downtown Hollywood on Sunday, February 27, 2022 from 1 till 7pm. This family friendly event will feature a 2nd Line Processional, live music and entertainment, plenty of beads, artisan vendors, children’s activities such as inflatables, face painting, Children’s Doubloon Hunt at Anniversary Park and much more. The main event is taking place along Hollywood Blvd.’s business district, a few minutes walk from Arts Park. [Read more…]

2pm That Band
3pm Otis Cadillac & the Eldorado’s
4pm Second Line throughout the block
5pm Otis Cadillac & the Eldorado’s
6pm That Band

Fat Tuesday at Voodoo Bayou in Palm Beach Gardens

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 | 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM

What better a place to celebrate Mardi Gras than at a restaurant-bar that serves Southern Cajun Cuisine all year-round and on the correct date too! New to Palm Beach Gardens, Voodoo Bayou is going all out with their celebration of this holiday including a Crawfish Boil, drink specials and live entertainment from Noon till 10pm. [More info…]

12:00 – 4:00pm JP Soars & The Red Hots
6:00 -10:00pm Mister Trombone Wayne & The MTE Band

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