Fat Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Admission is FREE
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Mardi Gras is all about music, parades, food and excitement. Everyone is wearing purple, green and gold and adorning themselves with the many different beads they catch from the beautiful floats. You'll see crazy masks, kids everywhere and both locals and visitors having a great time. The N’awlins Gumbo Kings will headline the evening’s entertainment with their New Orleans style jazz. Check out the rest of our web page to learn more about our contests, parade, entertainment, vendors and sponsors.
Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez… Let the Good Times Roll!
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The N’awlins Gumbo Kings will be the headline evening entertainment with their New Orleans style jazz. Lake Dallas’ own Steve Howard is a Lake Dallas High School alumni and world-renowned trumpeter. The Gumbo Kings have music industry resumes that include work with legends such as Paul McCartney, Ray Charles, Ellis Marsalis, Rosemary Clooney and the Dukes of Dixieland.
Parade Entry Form...TBA
Crawfish Eating Contest
Lake Dallas Mardi Gras has been a tradition in the Lake Cities community for the past 9 years. We feature a festive parade, various contests, fun children’s activities and a well-known jazz group called the N’awlins Gumbo Kings. Attendance varies depending on the weather but we usually average around 1,000 people. Spaces are limited and assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are interested, please review the 2015 Mardi Gras Vendor Application. *Note: we have lowered our vendor booth fees…consider it a discount for braving the weather!
Getting involved in community events is fun and rewarding. One way to get involved is to become a sponsor. The 2015 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. Supporting the 10th Annual Lake Dallas Mardi Gras is an easy, gratifying way to show that your business cares about our Lake Cities residents.
Stephanie Berndt, Community Relations Manager
City of Lake Dallas
212 Main Street, Lake Dallas, TX 75065