Each year, New Orleans visitors and Mardi Gras lovers take over Breckenridge with masks, boas, beads, music and revelry to commemorate the carnival season. Breckenridge Mardi Gras will kick off in style from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 1st, with it's annual Mardi Gras Ball at Beaver Run Resort. If you would like to participate in the Mardi Gras parade on Tuesday, March 4th, click on the link below.
Mardi Gras Ball – Saturday, March 1, 2014 (6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.)
The evening will feature dancing, drinks, great Nawlins style cuisine and the crowning of the Rex and Queen. Entertainment by The Hazel Miller Band. Where: Beaver Run Resort When: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Attire: Summit County Formal a.k.a. anything goes! Guests can wear a Mardi Gras costume, formal ball gown or a favorite mask and pair of blue jeans. See some of the threads from last year:
Cost: $60 individual, $120 for couples and $500 for a table
Cost includes a New Orleans style buffet dinner and a cash bar available.
Beads, boas and masks for sale at the event.
How to Purchase Tickets: (sold out)
In person at the Breckenridge Welcome Center, 203 S. Main St.
Call Gavin Dalgliesh at 970.453.5055. Guests will need to give a credit card number over the phone.
Produced by the Breckenridge Resort Chamber.
2014 Bacchus Celebration Menu
Captain Hushpuppies with remoulade sauce
Lafayette Dirty Rice
New Orleans black beans and rice
Atchafalaya Shrimp Po-Boy on baguette
Fried green tomatoes with dill aioli
Blackened Louisiana Drum fish with Crayfish Sauce
Stuffed pork with Tasso spinach and goat cheese
New Orleans Beignets with Chicory Coffee
Fat Tuesday Celebration – March 4th
Where: Main Street
The procession will stage on North Main Street between Lincoln and Wellington Street and head south to Park Avenue. Float space is limited. Please forward individuals interested in participating in the procession to Gavin Dalgliesh at 970.453.5055 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Don't have a float? Join the GoBreck's "Worlds Worst Martching Band" at 4:15pm near the Locals Market on Main Street. Bring a fake or real instrument and dress to impress.
REVEL IN BRECK MARDI GRAS
Breckenridge Mardi Gras packages to suit your style. Bacchus Ball on Saturday, Lundi Gras Festivities on Monday, Fat Tuesday on Main Street. Bring your beads and your festival spirit to Breckenridge! Stay for 3 nights or more and get 15% off.
Dates Available: 03/01/2014 through 03/04/2014Minimum Stay Requirement: 3 Nights