Mardi Gras

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  • Mardi Gras Celebration
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  • Parade Registration

See you February 28th, 2017! 


Each year, New Orleans visitors and Mardi Gras lovers take over Breckenridge with masks, boas, beads, music and revelry to commemorate the carnival season. Join us on Main Street for a New Orleans-Style Mardi Gras party!

Breckenridge Mardi Gras will kick off in style starting at 4:30pm on Tuesday, Feb 28 with  our annual Mardi Gras parade. End the celebration with a free concert at the Riverwalk Center with the Lowdown Brass Band, also featuring the Paulaner Salvator Festival (strong beer for $4).

Join our Mardi Gras Celebration on Fat Tuesday, February 28th, 2017!

2:30-4pm: Kick the day off with Mardi Gras in Main Street Station Plaza (located at 505 S Main St). They have your family-friendly Mardi Gras Parade warm up with music, beads and merchant specials!

Annual Mardi Gras Parade

Where: 100 - 400 Blocks of South Main Street 

When: 4:30pm

What: Celebrate Fat Tuesday with the traditional Breckenridge Mardi Gras Parade Down Main Street! Gather along the fenced parade route to see the floats locals have put together and get in position to catch any incoming beads, then wear them out to your favorite bar as your night out on the town gets started. To register for the parade CLICK HERE
For Parade rules and information CLICK HERE

 

FREE Concert with the Lowdown Brass Band also featuring the Paulaner Salvator Festival

Where: Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave.

When: 5:00pm-7:00pm

What: Following the parade, head over to the Riverwalk Center to enjoy a FREE concert with the Lowdown Brass Band and party with the Mardi Gras Rex and Queen. In addition the Paulaner Salvator Festival will be complementing the conert. What does this mean? Lots of big (strong) beers for $4. Even better, if you are one of the first 100 people in the door, you will recieve a free beer. Try some King Cake, Gumbo or Pretzels at Breckenridge's un-traditional Mardi Gras celebration.

Due to open container laws in the Town of Breckenridge, it is illegal to consume alcoholic beverages in unlicensed, public locations. Please keep alcoholic beverages in private or permitted locations for this event. For more information, CLICK HERE

 

 
 

 

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Please CLICK HERE to register your float for the Mardi Gras parade! 
For Parade Rule and Information CLICK HERE


Parade Staging starts at 3:30pm on Main St between French St. and Watson Ave. and the parade starts at 4:30pm. Please enter from the traffic light at French St. and N. Main St. 

Due to open container laws in the Town of Breckenridge, it is illegal to consume alcoholic beverages in unlicensed, public locations. Please keep alcoholic beverages in private or permitted locations for this event. For more information, CLICK HERE.