Mardi Gras Parade: George P. Mitchell Mardi Gras Award Honoree Parade
Downtown Galveston | 2300 Strand (Directions)Website
One of over 20 parades to enjoy during Mardi Gras! Galveston, The George P. Mitchell Mardi Gras Award Honoree Parade takes place in the Downtown Entertainment District on Friday, February 18 @ 7pm.
In honor of their contributions to Galveston Island and its annual festival, Mardi Gras! Galveston organizers honor Rudy and Donna Teichman with the George Mitchell Award. An award ceremony and honoree parade, Party Gras!, will take place in the Downtown Entertainment District on Friday, February 10 at 5 p.m. to honor the couple.
The awards ceremony and Party Gras! Procession precede the parade.
Fri., Feb. 10 @ 5:00pm
Party Gras! Procession
Watch the George P. Mitchell Honoree & special guests arrive to the Tremont House led by a brass band, kicking off the Friday night celebration.
Fri., Feb. 10 @ 5:30pm
George P. Mitchell Mardi Gras Award Presentation – Honoring Rudy and Donna Teichman
This award was established to honor Mitchell and other individuals, corporations, foundations and groups vital to Mardi Gras’ rebirth and preservation. Each year the recipients are honored with a ceremony in front of The Tremont House and names are added to a plaque that hangs in the lobby of The Tremont House then the Salute to George P. Mitchell Parade honoring him and the award recipients begins, marking the start of Mardi Gras! Galveston festivities.
Fri., Feb. 10 @ 7:00pm
George P. Mitchell Mardi Gras Award Honoree Parade
Following the George P. Mitchell Mardi Gras Award Presentation, the parade makes its way downtown.
For tickets to the Mardi Gras! Galveston Downtown Entertainment District, featuring parades, concerts and balcony parties, click here.
Parade Route: Starts at 25th & Mechanic Street, circles around Mechanic & Strand Street, stretching from 25th to 20th.