Libbie and Bill are both lifelong residents of Galveston Island and have been active in Mardi Gras Galveston Island since its revival. Bill is a charter member of the Krewe of the Knights of Momus and Libbie was Queen of the Knights of Momus in 1987 as Momus traveled the "Caribbean Seas". She represented the Duchess of all bougainvilleas.
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The first recipient for the “Newe Krewe Award” will be the “Krewe de Isle of Misfits.” Founded by Becky Major and Michael Mandina in 2018, this Krewe dazzles the Mardi Gras crowd with their out-of-the-box creativity.
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....
Returning for the second year, organizers are giving a few lucky parade goers a chance to win some extraordinary prizes. Exclusive Golden Mardi Gras beads will be thrown out during a few select parades. Parades with the Golden Bead will be announced soon!
Returning to the 113th Mardi Gras! Galveston celebration - Beads for Needs! Yaga’s Entertainment and the Ball High Life Skills program is bringing back the initiative geared toward getting Mardi Gras beads out of the trash while giving Life Skills students the opportunity to build a business from the ground up and become self-sufficient.