We are excited to announce that we have grown the 5K Jolly Jester Jaunt to include a 10K this year! This is your perfect opportunity to enjoy a leisurely crawl, or an intense run, through the beautiful City of Galveston & follow it up with a day of great celebrations & libations in Mardi Gras! Galveston’s Entertainment District. ALL runners will receive: Access to all the Mardi Gras festivities in the Entertainment District - headline concerts on 2 stages, 4 parades including the Mystic Krewe of Aquarius and Krewe of Gambrinus parades and more! ...
Discount tickets now available!
Great parades coming your way in 2017!
Purchase your balcony tickets for the best parade viewing!
2017 Headliners have been announced!
February 17 – 28, 2017
At Mardi Gras! Galveston, the extravagance found in Texas’ largest Mardi Gras celebration starts with the beads! More than 3 million beads will be thrown at Mardi Gras! Galveston and that’s just the beginning of the elaborate parades, headliner performances, family events, feasting and other festivities that come with hosting Mardi Gras island style....
New parades for Mardi Gras! 2017 Galveston. See the schedule for all of the parades during the festival here...