Mardi Gras is French for “Fat Tuesday,” referring to the last night of eating rich, fatty foods before Lent. But let’s face it, we’re going up on a Tuesday. Get a mask, grab some beads and venture out this Mardi Gras!
Mardi Gras Crawl
When: February 14th, check in begins at 1pm, party starts at 2pm
Where: Begins at Tilted Kilt, 1201 16th St #120, Denver
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Get your crawl on this Saturday with the Mardi Gras Crawl. Venture out to seven bars (yes, seven. With a possibility of more to be added) and be prepared for a night of games, music and of course beads. Find more info here.
When: February 14th, starting at 4pm
Where: Stoney’s Bar and Grill, 1111 Lincoln St, Denver
Want to join in on 1000 LBS of crawfish with all the fixins? Is that even a real question? Come to Stoney’s this Mardi Gras for a delicious crawfish broil and amazing drink specials including three for one Hurricanes and Abita Ambers. Party on the New Orleans way.
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Keystone Gumbo Cookoff
When: February 17, from 2:30-5:30pm
Where: Keystone Resort, Dillion CO
Cost: 12, tickets sold at venue
Learn more about the event here
Get a taste of the Big Easy this weekend with Keystone’s annual gumbo cook off. Enjoy live music from Funky Johnson as you enjoy unlimited gumbo tastings and vote for the best. Because after all, it wouldn’t be Mardi Gras without gumbo.
Mardi Gras Carnivale 2015
When: February 17th, Starts at 8pm
Where: Lannie’s Clocktower and Cabaret, 1601 Arapahoe Street, Denver
Only a few tickets left! Buy them here
Party with Bella Diva Dance as they bring Carnivale and Mardi Gras to Denver! Learn traditional New Orleans line dances, enjoy beautiful Capoeira performances and dress your best and compete in their ultimate costume contest. Get ready for a feathers and fun! Find out more here.
5th Annual Mardi Gras
When: February 21st, starting at 7pm
Where: Dave & Buster, 2000 South Colorado Boulevard, Denver
Cost: 5 for ladies 10 for men
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Find a mask, wear your brightest green, gold and purple and get ready for beads! The 5th Annual Mardi Gras party comes equipped with games, stilt walkers, face painters and two dance floors playing everything from 80’s jams to top hits. Find out more here.
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Happy Mardi Gras!