Enjoy a little Mardi Gras fun with the whole family! From brass bands to king cakes & beignets, and even costume parades, check out what’s coming up. Laissez les bon temps rouler!

Mardi Gras Celebration at Whitestone Brewery
Friday, March 1, 5 – 9p.m.
At this celebration in Cedar Park, you’ll enjoy music from a New Orleans Jazz band from 6-9 p.m., happy hour beer specials for those ages 21+, and a Mardi Gras-themed menu from their food truck.

The 4th Annual Mardi Gras Dog Parade at ABGB
Saturday, March 2, 2 – 7 p.m.
What could be cuter than a doggie Mardi Gras parade? Dress up your furry family members and have them “bark for beads” at 4 p.m. The parade will take place in The ABGB parking lot, making one big, fun lap following a Second Line marching band. Live music at 5 p.m. Free fun for all ages. This event will be raising funds and awareness for Pug Rescue Austin.

Mardi Gras Masquerade Fair at Austin Film Society
Saturday, March 2, 3 – 8 p.m.
Join AustinWerks at AFS for a fun-filled family friendly event celebrating Mardi Gras. Tickets are $10 for adults, kids ages 12 & under free. There will be an artisan and craft fair, live music, photo booth, costume parade, crafts for kids, complimentary beignets, and more food & drink for purchase. Click here for the schedule.

Mardi Gras Style Anniversary Party at Revival Coffee
Saturday, March 2, 1 p.m.
Celebrate Revival Coffee’s 1 Year Anniversary, Mardi Gras style! Live music by The Urban Achievers Brass Band, a dog costume contest, beignets, and more.

Slavic Mardi Gras at Live Oak Brewing Company
Sunday, March 2, 2 – 8 p.m.
All are invited to enjoy the rich cultural offerings of this Slavic holiday, where there will be music, food, colorful costumes, games, and more. This event is free and family-friendly. There will be puppet theater, live music, dancing and a fire show!

Vintage Mardi Gras Swing Dance at Pioneer Farms
Sunday, March 3, 2 – 5 p.m.
The New Orleans Jazz Band of Austin will play a Mardi Gras swing dance at historic Wessel’s Dance Hall. All ages are welcome.
Tickets are $12 a person or $20 per couple available online here.

4th Annual Cherrywood Mardi Gras Parade
Tuesday, March 5, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
This is a family friendly event at E. 28th St. & French Place where you can dress up, decorate your float (aka wagon, bike, wheels of any kind), and bring your noisemakers & beads to share. You’ll walk down French Place to Cherrywood Green to celebrate at the pocket park.

Capital City Bakery’s Beignet Day
Tuesday, March 5, 11 a.m.
This vegan bakery is taking the occasion to dole out free beignets, plus there will be king cake and other baked goods available for purchase.

Have fun!