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Mardi Gras! Galveston

February 5-16, 2021

2302 Strand, Galveston, TX (Directions) | Website

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If you’re looking for a unique Mardi Gras experience in 2021, 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 110th Mardi Gras celebration, to be held February 5-16, 2021, is expected to draw more than 350,000 attendees for live concerts, parades, balcony parties, elegant balls and new festive additions.

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Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Mardi Gras! Parade Schedule

Galveston’s Mardi Gras celebration will feature over 20 parades as the island’s krewes prepare to throw more than 3 million beads and other trinkets to throngs of revelers.

Mardi Gras Galveston Live Entertainment

Live Entertainment

More than 30 concerts will take place during Galveston’s two-week-long Mardi Gras event. In addition, “Fiesta Gras” will return for its fifth year featuring the very best in Tejano music.

Mardi Gras History

The History of Mardi Gras! Galveston

Mardi Gras was first publicly observed on Galveston Island in 1867. Following a sabbatical imposed in 1941 by war and challenging times, Mardi Gras! Galveston was revived in 1985 by Galveston-born preservationist and developer George P. Mitchell.

Mardi Gras Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Heading down to the Island this Carnival season? Here are some tips and tricks that’ll help guarantee an unforgettable time.

Future Mardi Gras Dates

Future Dates

Like to plan ahead? Check out our list of future Mardi Gras dates here.


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