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 3:00pm on Tuesday, Feb 28 with a Gumbo Cook-Off in Main Street Station, followed by our annual Mardi Gras parade, and ending the celebration with a free concert at the Riverwalk Center with the Lowdown Brass Band. 

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

Main St. Station Mardi Gras Party

Where: Main St. Station @ 505 S Main Street in Breckenridge

When: 3:00-4:30pm

What: Kick off the party in style with festivities, hurricanes, and a gumbo-cook off by local restaurants! 

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

Where: Riverwalk Center

When: 5:00pm

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


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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.