Why wait until Tuesday? Celebrate Mardi Gras on Historic Mississippi Avenue, Saturday, February 13.
Join us Saturday February 13 for a day filled with family fun and celebrating Mardi Gras! There will be mask making, and bike decorating at the Q Center with face painting and balloon artists. Then you and the kids can join in on our Moving Street Parade at 3:00pm which starts at Skidmore and ends at Fremont. Follow that up with photos and puppet show from Mudeye Puppet Company at the Mississippi Pizza Pub.
So yeah, Saturday’s Mardi Gras celebration on Saturday, is decidedly “family-friendly”.
But return, sans children, to the Boise neighborhood on the real Fat Tuesday, February 16th for more fun, including:
Mississippi Pizza and Pub‘s (3552 N Mississippi) first ever pizza eating contest!
Miss Delta (3950 N Mississippi), from 5pm until 10pm, will be offering live music, cool drinks, dancing girls and soul food.
Gumbo Gallery (3636 N Mississippi, Suite B) will be hosting a “Happy Hour Sale” from 5-7pm: Reduced prices on Mardi Gras party hats and beads, novelty eye-glasses, eye masks, feather boas and umbrellas.
Casa Naranja (4205 N Mississippi) will feature live old time 20s and 30s blues music with Steve Cheeseborough, and Hurricane drink specials.
And ¿Por qué No? (3524 N Mississippi) will be offering special Mardi Gras inspired martinis.
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