Mardi Gras parade traveling down The Strand

2022 Mardi Gras! Galveston

The Strand | 2300 Strand, Galveston, TX (Directions)Website


Feb 18 2022 - Mar 01 2022


All day

If you’re looking for a unique Mardi Gras experience in 2022, grab some beads and hit the beach.

Mardi Gras! Galveston, the third largest Mardi Gras celebration in the United States, offers the unique chance to experience sand between your toes and gorgeous beach sunsets while taking in the revelry and lavish parades known to dominate Galveston Island during carnival season.

The island’s 111th Mardi Gras celebration, to be held February 18 – March 1, 2022, is expected to draw more than 350,000 attendees for live concerts, parades, balcony parties, several elegant balls and some new festive additions.

And, this island-style Mardi Gras has plenty of personality. From the classic revelry found in the heart of Galveston’s historic downtown district, where the bulk of festivities take place, to electronic dance parties and family friendly events and parades, Mardi Gras! Galveston offers excitement everyone can enjoy.


Hourly Schedule

Mardi Gras! Galveston

5:00pm - close
Friday, February 18 and February 25
11:00am - close
Saturday, February 19 and February 26
Noon - 6:00pm
Sunday, February 20 and February 27
6:00pm -
Fat Tuesday, March 1


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