Laissez les bons temps rouler! The 115th Mardi Gras! Galveston celebration is kicking off this weekend, and we are SO ready!
Rumor has it there’s going to be more than 3 million beads, 22 parades, 20 balcony parties, 5 masked balls, and more than 30 live concerts over the course of the celebration (January 29 – February 9, 2016) on Galveston Island. Headliners this year include Collective Soul, Cory Morrow, and Candyland & Fightclvb.
Some of our “Must Attends” for the first weekend include:
January 29 @ 8 p.m.: Funky Uptown Umbrella Brigade Parade – Dance and twirl your way along this fun parade route. This free event is the perfect excuse to have a lot of fun and get down with your friends, family, coworkers, or whoever! Reserve your spot soon.
January 30 @ 11 a.m.: Mardi Gras! Galveston Official 5K – Grab your posse and enjoy a leisurely crawl or an intense run along this course through Downtown Galveston. Open to all ages and levels. Register online.
January 30 @ 1 p.m: 5th Annual Zaniest Golf Cart Parade – Roll your way through Historic Downtown Galveston with your friends and family on your glammed out golf cart! Register your stunning ride today.
AND….we have a rental special going on! (as though you needed another excuse to take off for the weekend!) Book a Mardi Gras getaway in one of our vacation rentals. Book a minimum stay of 2 nights for anytime January 19 – March 7, 2016, and get an extra night at the beach for FREE – call us at 409.797.5500 to book today!