Race Street Mardi Gras Parade, Saturday February 13th from 11-5 PM
Bundle up and participate in the 2900 block of Race Street for the annual Race Street Mardi Gras Celebration! There will be an artisan market from 11am-5pm, street performers, costume contest, festive store fronts and more! Race Street will be closed to allow foot traffic only.
This is an outdoor, socially distanced event and masks are required at all times. Race Street Mardi Gras is a free event with plenty of free parking.
Find more info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/904702056766796
3rd Annual Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Celebration with Dusty Biscuit Beignets, Tuesday February 16th from 5-7 PM at Leaves.
Dusty Biscuit Beignets is offering a great lineup of Mardi Gras beignets (including King Cake!), gumbo, boudin balls, and great hot, iced, and sparkling teas!
If you want to avoid the long lines? Grab a presale package that includes gumbo, rice, beignets, and a liter of sparkling tea! Grab tickets now cause they’re going fast.
The Wild Cajun Mardi Gras Crawfish Boil at The Table on February 16th from 5-7 PM
The Wild Cajun boys are having a live crawfish boil at The Table. They will also have shrimp, crab and award winning Cannata King Cake from NOLA. Please pre-order your items and pick up at The Table by clicking here: https://tinyurl.com/WildCajun
A Mardi Gras Meal – Stories & Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans, Cooking Class on Tuesday, February 16th, 6:30 PM
Learn new tips & techniques as Central Market instructors show you how to make each dish taken from Treme: Stories & Recipes for the Heart of New Orleans by Lolis Eric Elie.
Bell Pepper stuffed with Seafood & Ham
Creole Gumbo with Crab, Shrimp & Sausage
Calas (Creole Rice Fritters) Dusted with Confectioner’s Sugar
Written by Dixya Bhattarai.