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Mardi Gras! Galveston 2019

Mardi Gras Galveston

This year marks the 108th celebration of Mardi Gras! Galveston, the second largest Mardi Gras celebration after New Orleans'. (Photo courtesy of Galveston CVB) 

This year marks the 108th celebration of Mardi Gras! Galveston, the second largest Mardi Gras celebration after New Orleans'. The celebration will feature 22 parades, kicking off on Friday February 22nd with the Pardy Gras! Procession. Later that weekend, runners can participate in the Jolly Jester Jaunt 5K and attendees can watch the Zaniest Golf Cart Parade, as well as an Art Car Parade, and more.

The following weekend features non-stop events the Salute to Texas First Responders as well as the festival's largest parade, the Knights of Momus Grand Night Parade, which will feature elaborate floats, marching bands and bead throwing.

Finally, on Fat Tuesday, the Krewe of Aquarius presents its Fat Tuesday parade, This grand parade, featuring marching bands, dance teams and dozens of lighted floats.

Event type: 
Dates: 
Friday, February 22, 2019, 5:00 pm
Saturday, February 23, 2019, 11:00 am
Sunday, February 24, 2019, 1:00 pm
Friday, March 1, 2019, 7:00 pm
Saturday, March 2, 2019, 11:00 am
Sunday, March 3, 2019, 12:00 pm
Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 6:00 pm
Venue: 
Downtown Galveston

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