“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? $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.

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

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 on the Strand!  The parade ride is approx. 40 minutes long.