“Ticket to Ride”

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? $175 per person to experience Mardi Gras like you’ve never seen before!
  • 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.

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


Please contact Sarah Spak: sspak@yagaspresents.com to inquire about available floats.

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

Parade Route

Take a ride through all the action Downtown! All parades stage on Pier 21 and enter the Entertainment District on 20th St. & Strand. Floats roll on down to make a double loop on Strand and Mechanic Street, ending back on Pier 21. The parade ride is approx. 40 minutes long.