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When is Mardi Gras? What to do for Mardi Gras? Who is having Mardi Gras celebrations? Where to eat for Mardi Gras? Here is a sampling of where you can feast and celebrate “Fat Tuesday” in the Hamburg 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 Roux on Fat Friday, March 1 at 5 pm and Fat Tuesday, March 5 at 11 am. Call for seating times and availability.

Bourbon ‘n Toulouse on Euclid will open at 11 am for Mardi Gras and will have alligator étouffée, King Cake, and the crawfish boil starts at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, March 5.

mardi gras: three women dressed up with masksCreaux hosts a Mardi Gras party from 6 pm until 11 pm on Tuesday, March 5. A night filled with brass bands, jazz, a costume contest, and beads. They will be serving gumbo and king cake all night, along with happy hour prices on drinks.

Fat Tuesday Pancake Supper at Eastminster Presbyterian Church. Celebrate Fat Tuesday with all you can eat pancakes and fixings.

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.

Proud Mary BBQ is celebrating Mardi Gras 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?a mardi gras mask with purple, green, and yellow colors

Christ Church Cathedral hosts a Mardi Gras masquerade on Friday, March 1 at 6 pm. There is a silent auction along with great food. Taking reservations now.

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.

Spend a few hours at Southern Barker for paw print portraits, photo-booth, and more for a Mardi Gras celebration with your pooch. Party is on Sunday, March 10 at 2 pm.

 

Where to get a King Cake made?

Sunrise Bakery are making King Cake’s for order between March 2 and March 5.

Magee’s Bakery will make King Cake’s for your Mardi Gras party. Just be sure to place the order a few days prior to your date.

 

 

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