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Fort Mardi Gras 2019

Fort Lauderdale’s Biggest Outdoor Mardi Gras Party!

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Saturday, March 2, 2019

Fort Mardi Gras presented by Damn Good Hospitality returns to downtown Fort Lauderdale for its 4th Annual Celebration on March 2, 2019 – with a FREE festival for the whole family, full of authentic food, drinks, live music, and more!

Join us in celebrating the spirit of New Orleans for a Mardi Gras block party on SW 3rd Ave at America’s Backyard starting at 4PM, and the Mardi Gras processional (starting at 6PM) from Esplanade Park.

Featuring the King of Fort Mardi Gras, Paul Castronovo of BIG 105.9!

Feast on the Cajun & Creole flavors with a 1,000 pound crawfish boil presented by Shuck & Dive! Activities for the whole family include face painting stations, local craft vendors, and more.

Authentic New Orleans live sounds featuring: Tasty Vibrations, Big Chief, and the Bad Apples Brass Band!

RSVP TODAY for free entry!

The event is sponsored by: BIG 105.9, iHeart Media, Shuck N’ Dive, Southern Comfort, Bud Light, Abita Brewing Company, America’s Backyard, Revolution Live, Stache Drinking Den + Coffee Bar, Green Bar + Kitchen, Sazerac, Riverwalk FTL, and Damn Good Hospitality.

Entertainment

Main Stage

Tasty Vibrations

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Big Chief

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Bad Apples Brass Band

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Food

Shuck N’ Dive will fly in 1000 pounds of Crawfish boil and we’ll be shucking on fresh Louisiana Oysters

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Have fun at the Crawfish Chow Down and Oyster Shucking Contest

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Louisiana’s drink specials like Hurricanes and Daiquiris from our sponsor Sazerac, and ice cold beers from Abita

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Activities

6:00 PM – Crowning of the King of Fort Mardi Gras, Paul Castronovo of BIG 105.9FM

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Activities for the whole family include face painting stations, local craft vendors, and more.

Partners

Damn Good Hospitality Group LogoImage of iHeart Media LogoAbita Brewing Company LogoAmerica's Backyard LogoBig 105.9 LogoCWS Bar + Kitchen LogoGreen Bar & Kitchen LogoRevolution Live LogoRiverwalk Fort Lauderdale LogoSazerac Company LogoShuck N Dive Cajun Cafe LogoStache Drinking Den + Coffee Bar Logo