When is Mardi Gras? When are places celebrating? Who is having Mardi Gras themed food? Here is a sampling of what’s happening for Mardi Gras in the Beaumont area.
Mardi Gras is Tuesday, March 5, 2019.
Where to eat for Mardi Gras?
Bayou Bluegrass Catering hosts their annual Mardi Gras celebration at Copper Rouxon Fat Friday, March 1 at 5 pm and Fat Tuesday, March 5 at 11 am. Dinner will feature authentic Cajun-style cuisine. Call for seating times and availability.
On Fat Tuesday Blue Stallion Brewing is celebrating with the return of their Hot Peppered Helles and the Gastro Gnomes crawfish boil reunion. Dad’s Favorites will have specials all day.
Gumbo Ya Ya will open at 11 am on Mardi Gras and will feature varieties of étouffée like shrimp or crawfish on Tuesday, March 5. King cake will be available all day and the lucky person who finds the baby in their slice will receive a meal or t-shirt. The t-shirt’s being made will be dedicated in the memory of a former employee.
The Ketch on Southland Drive is getting into the festivities of Fat Tuesday. They are serving hurricanes, étouffée, gumbo, crawfish, gator, jambalaya starting on Friday, March 1 all the way until actual Fat Tuesday on March 5.
Oscar Diggs celebrates a week of Creole inspired food including a shrimp Po Boy, Crawfish Étouffée, Cajun Salmon Pasta and a classic King Cake for dessert. March 5 thru March 9
Proud Mary BBQ is celebrating with a buffet, boiled crawfish, music from Shades of Grass and a Mardi Gras “King and Queen” contest. The party is on Tuesday, March 5 at 3 pm.
Ramsey’s flies in crawfish from New Orleans and also serves seafood gumbo, red beans and rice, and king cake. Celebration at all 4 Ramsey’s location.
Winchell’s on Southland will serve crawfish étouffée, fried okra and crawfish tails, seafood jambalaya, sausage and chicken gumbo, Cajun red beans and rice with either blackened chicken or catfish, king cake, and drink specials all day. Opens at 11 am.
What to do on Mardi Gras?
The annual Mardi Gras Gala at Hilton Lexington Downtown is Saturday, March 2 at 6 pm. There is an online silent auction along with dinner, dancing, and cocktails. Tickets are on sale now.
Offerings Community of Lexington First United Methodist Church as they serve copious amounts of pancakes while playing board-games and enjoying fellowship. Festivities are Tuesday, March 5 at 6 pm.
Close out the time of Carnival (Ordinary Time) with friends and family and enter into the Season of Lent with Pax Christi Catholic Church. Join the church on Tuesday, March 5 at 6:30 pm.
Unitarian Universalist Church of Lexington hosts the Blue Crawdads Play the SisterSound Mardi Gras Masquerade on Saturday, March 2 at 6:30 pm.
Where to get a King Cake made?
Whole Foods has King Cake’s available for purchase.
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