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Mardi Gras! Galveston

February 2 - 13, 2024

At Mardi Gras! Galveston, the extravagance found in Texas’ largest Mardi Gras celebration starts with the beads! More than 3 million beads will be thrown at Mardi Gras! Galveston and that’s just the beginning of the elaborate parades, headliner performances, family events, feasting and other festivities that come with hosting Mardi Gras island style.


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Let the Good Times Roll!

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Parade Schedule

Dazzling pageantry from the beach to The Strand, 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.

Entertainment Schedule

Galveston’s historic downtown entertainment district will put you in the center of the Mardi Gras! Galveston revelry, where the event’s headliners Ghostland Observatory, Chris Janson and Scretto will perform.

Insider Tips

WATCH… over 20 parades as they roll in the Entertainment District from a balcony party on the Strand! Or, head to the Seawall for parades along the beach.

DANCE…to over 20 bands on the Corona Extra Stage and Salute to Texas Stage downtown.

RUN…the 113th Mardi Gras! Galveston Official 5k Run to start the party early!

ROLL…with the Zaniest Golf Cart Parade!

RIDE…with your Ticket to Ride.  Build your own krewe and let Yaga’s Entertainment provide the float, beads, driver and balcony party for your krewe!

SAVE…money and buy your discount tickets to the Downtown Entertainment District now.


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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.

Future Mardi Gras Dates

Future Dates

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

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.


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