Mardi Gras Galveston
Mardi Gras Galveston is in full swing. Enjoy great food and fun! Mardi Gras Galveston is the third largest Mardi Gras Celebration in the United States. The event is in its 109th year and runs through Fat Tuesday, this year ending on 2/25. Guests enjoy music, food, parties, parades and fun!!
On Friday 7-8 is the Danny Weber Memorial Fire Truck Parade. Danny was a lifelong Galvestonian who spent over 30 years in the Galveston Fire Department. He eventually became the Fire Chief. The parade is dedicated to Danny because of his love for his community, fire department and Mardi Gras!
On Friday just after the Danny Weber Memorial parade is the Krewe Babalu 15th Annual All Krewe Parade. Beads galore! It starts on Mechanics Row and ends at the Strand. The parade will last from 8-9pm.
Next is the Krewe De Yaga’s Parade. Krewe da’Yaga’s makes its return with a parade full of Yaga’s Café family of past, present, and future. The parade follows the Krewe Babalu’s Parade and runs 9:30-10:30 pm.
On Saturday there are plenty more parades throughout the day. Krewe d’Esprit Rosaire Parade starts at 11am ends at 12. At 2:30-3:30 enjoy the Mix 96.5 Parade, then the Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler Parade at 3:30. The Bumpin’ Bus Parade starts at 5:30 and the Knights of Momus Grand Night Parade is at 6:30 and lasts until 8:30.
Sunday 2/23, kicks off the Shriners Hospitals for Children & Sunshine Kids Parade at 12:00 located at 2300 Strand Street. After is the Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Parade. Yes this is a parade with puppy dogs and cats alike. Next is the Mardi Gras Children’s Parade at 3pm.
Fat Tuesday 2/25 ends with the Fat Tuesday Parade at 6:30 located Downtown Galveston/Strand District, 2502 Market Street.
Besides the abundant number of parades Mardi Gras Galveston has to offer, guests can enjoy live music, delicious food, and just plain fun for all!