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When is Mardi Gras! Galveston 2014?

From Friday, February 21st through Fat Tuesday, March 4th, 2014


Where is Mardi Gras?

The Mardi Gras Entertainment District includes 20th – 25th Streets and Harborside Drive to Mechanic Streets. This area includes more than 15 square blocks. Daytime parades also take place along Seawall Blvd.


Is there a theme for Mardi Gras! 2014?

There is no official theme for Mardi Gras. Each krewe decides on an individual theme annually.


When are the big Mardi Gras Parades?

Please visit the following pages for parade routes and more information:


I need a hotel. Where can I stay?

We have many hotels on the island to fit all tastes and budgets. We encourage people looking for a hotel room to either book through or contact the hotel’s direct location in Galveston.


Besides hotels what are other accommodation options?

Yes. There are condominiums, bed-and-breakfasts and beach house rentals on the Island. Please check for contact information or to book direct.


What is Mardi Gras attire?

Come in costume or dressed for a chill in the air. Wear comfortable shoes and remember security and safety at all time.


How do I become a Mardi Gras! 2014 vendor?

Contact or call 409-770-0999.


How do I enter my float or group into a Mardi Gras! 2014 parade?

Each Krewe is responsible for the operation of the parades. Please contact the krewe directly for information on being a part of a parade. Contact information can be found here. To enter your float, band or party bus in most Downtown parades, contact Charlie Olsen at


Please do not bring the following items into the Historic Downtown Strand District with you to Mardi Gras! Galveston:

  • No Cans

  • No Alcohol (alcohol is sold at the festival)

  • No Food or beverages, except for 2 factory sealed water bottles up to 1 liter each

  • No Silly String

  • No Glass Containers/Bottles

  • No Coolers

  • No Skateboards

  • No Roller Blades

  • No Bicycles

  • No Scooters

  • No Backpacks

  • No Weapons

  • No Large Umbrellas

  • No Fireworks or explosives

  • No Large chains or spike jewelry

  • No Pets (except service dogs)

  • No Outdoor/Indoor Furniture

  • No Professional still camera equipment. No detachable lenses, tripods, big zooms or commercial use rigs

  • No Professional video equipment.

  • No Illegal vending is permitted. No unauthorized/unlicensed vendors allowed.

  • No Unauthorized solicitations, handbills, sampling, give-aways etc...


Are tickets to the Entertainment District required for children?

Admission to the Entertainment District is FREE for children under 12 with parent or guardian.


For more information visit or call 1-888-GAL-ISLE.

Yaga’s Entertainment Inc. –
Mardi Gras Galveston Terms and Conditions

Effective February 4, 2011

Welcome to the Mardi Gras Galveston (Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau/ Yaga’s Entertainment Inc.) website. The following terms and conditions (“Terms”) govern your use of the website and the service. These Terms describe your rights and responsibilities and what you can expect from the Service. Your use of the website constitutes acceptance of these Terms. Yaga’s Entertainment Inc. reserves the right to add, delete and/or modify any of the Terms at any time.

1. Use of the Website and Yaga’s Entertainment Inc. Service.
Compliance with the Terms and Applicable Law. You must comply with these Terms, the applicable agreements and policies referenced herein, and all applicable laws, regulations and rules when you use the Yaga’s Entertainment Inc. Service and the website.

2. Privacy/Communication.

a. Privacy Policy. By entering into these Terms, you agree to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with the Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau/ Yaga’s Entertainment Inc. Privacy Policy, which is hereby incorporated by reference.

b. Electronic Communications. When you visit the website or send an e-mail to us, you are communicating with us electronically, and are thereby consenting to receive communications from us electronically or by other means available. We will communicate with you electronically, by telephone or by facsimile.

3. Purchases.

a. Use of a Credit Card. If you wish to purchase products described in this website, you may be asked to supply certain information, including credit card or other payment information. By providing such information, you represent and warrant that it is accurate, complete, and current. By making such purchase, you agree to pay all charges (including applicable taxes and/or S&H charges) incurred by users of your credit card or other payment mechanism at the prices in effect when such charges are incurred.

b. Right of Refusal. Yaga’s Entertainment Inc. reserves the right to refuse, delay or cancel any order for any reason, including but not limited to, inaccurate card information and/or contact information of the person who has placed the order and/or is the primary cardholder.

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