Coloring Contest

Attention parents!! We are calling all kids 12 and under to be involved in our Coloring Contest. Get the chance to ride on a float, attend a Family Gras! balcony party AND be in the Galveston Daily News! The Family Gras! Coloring Contest will announce THREE winners from three different age groups. Don’t miss out on this awesome opportunity to get your kiddos coloring abilities shown to the world! For entry information please contact [email protected]

  • Mardi Gras Coloring Contest Entry Form HERE

Parades: Family Gras! February 11, 2018

Families are encouraged to come out and enjoy all afternoon parades!

12pm- Shriners Hospitals for Children & Sunshine Kids Parade

Bring out the entire family for a day full of fun at Family Gras presented by Moody National Bank! The Shriners Hospitals for Children-Galveston & Sunshine Kids Parade will begin at 12:00pm with festive floats and Shriners Clowns and Mini-Cars!

1:30pm- Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Parade

The 20th annual Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Parade, sponsored by the Galveston Island Humane Society,beginning at 1:30pm in the Historic Strand District.

3:00pm- Mardi Gras Children’s Parade

The 20th annual Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Parade, sponsored by the Galveston Island Humane Society,