Mardi Gras

Event Details


  • Tuesday - February 13, 2018
  • 5 - 9 p.m.
  • Lake Dallas City Hall
    212 Main Street
    Lake Dallas, TX 75065
    Directions

Celebrate all that is Mardi Gras – Music, Parades and Food! Wear your festive greens, purples and golds and collect all the beads you can as the amazing floats pass by during the parade. Visit with your neighbors and stroll the vendor market. Be sure to check out all the entries in the Mask Contest.  If you don’t participate in the crawfish eating contest, make sure you are there to watch it! Returning this year, are favorites The N’awlins Gumbo Kings. They will headline the entertainment and have you dancing in the streets.

"Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez!" In other words, "Let the Good Times Roll!"


  1. Schedule
  2. Music
  3. Parade

2018 Schedule of Events

Time Event Location
5:00-9:00 PM Mask Contest entries on display Inside City Hall

5:00-9:00 PM

Food trucks & vendors open Outside City Hall
5:30 PM

Mardi Gras Parade 

Main Street
6:00-6:30 PM Lake Dallas High School Jazz Band Performs Main Stage
6:45 PM

Mayor's Welcome

Parade Contest Awards

Youth Mask Contest Awards 

Main Stage
7:00-9:00 PM N'Awlins Gumbo Kings Perform on the
First Choice Emergency Room Stage
Main Stage
7:45 PM Crawfish Eating Contest sponsored by Cajun Kitchen Main Stage

Youth Mask Contest

  • Youth Mask Contest Entry Form
  • Prizes
    • Elementary (3rd - 5th)
      • 1st -  $75.00
      • 2nd - $50.00
      • 3rd -  $25.00
    • Middle School (6th - 8th)
      • 1st -  $75.00
      • 2nd - $50.00
      • 3rd -  $25.00

Parade & Float Contest

Crawfish Eating Contest


  • Presented by Cajun Kitchen
  • Contestants are given 1 pound of crawfish and 3 minutes. The winner is whoever eats the most.
  • Sign up night of event
  • Free to enter
  1. Sponsors
  2. Vendors
  3. Volunteers
Getting involved in community events is fun and rewarding. One way to get involved is to become a sponsor.  The 2018 Mardi Gras Sponsorships offer unique opportunities that can help your business build a better, stronger rapport with our citizens. We use sponsorship dollars to keep the event free to the public and provide entertaining, family-friendly activities. 


2018 Sponsorship Application