“Build Your Own Krewe”

Want to ride on an official Mardi Gras float?
Build Your Own Krewe !

  • Mardi Gras! Galveston and Yagas Entertainment will provide you with a unique opportunity to ride on a Mardi Gras float and party like a VIP at a balcony party with your friends and family!
  • Cost? $160 per person to experience Mardi Gras like you’ve never seen before! Price increase to $175 Jan. 1st.
  • Worried about what to bring? No need, we’ll provide the beads, driver and parade insurance. Just bring your ID, cash and a fun-loving Mardi Gras crowd to ride along.

What’s all included with the ticket?

  • Beads to throw during the 40 min. parade ride
  • Covers the cost of the Float Insurance & Driver
  • Entrance to Mardi Gras! Galveston’s Entertainment District
  • Access to a private balcony party with cash bar & private amenities
  • Access to all concerts inside the Entertainment District
  • View of the other amazing parades from your balcony party
  • You can take food into your balcony party from the Vendors below

The following parades have floats available for Build Your Own Krewe. Available floats vary by parade.

Parade Route

Take a ride through all the action Downtown on the Strand!  The parade ride is approx. 40 minutes long.