Mardi Gras! Galveston 2023 – Bead There!

Mardi Gras! Galveston 2023 – Bead There!

February 10 - 21, 2023
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....

Yaga’s Entertainment – “Beads for Needs”

Yaga’s Entertainment – “Beads for Needs”

Yaga’s Entertainment is bringing something exciting to the 111th Mardi Gras! Galveston celebration. Introducing ‘Beads for Needs’ – a new program 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.

Gulf Coast Blood Drive

Gulf Coast Blood Drive

January 25-31, 2022 - Save lives and let the good times roll! Blood donors will receive a general admission ticket to Mardi Gras! Galveston as a thank you. The tickets can be redeemed at the festival from February 18, 19, 20, and February 25, 26th. Schedule your appointment at giveblood.org!

Richard and Carol Ivey Named 2022 George P. Mitchell Mardi Gras Award Recipients

Richard and Carol Ivey Named 2022 George P. Mitchell Mardi Gras Award Recipients

GALVESTON ISLAND, TX (November 10, 2021) - Richard and Carol Ivey have been members of the Krewe of Gambrinus (originally known as Krewe of Brewe) for most of its existence.  Both have worked tirelessly on many committees, but have been an integral part of the Social Committee for approximately 3 decades.  Their quiet demeanor of serving others behind the scenes is a quality people appreciate from loyal members of any organization. Carol and Richard are the epitome of this type of loyal member.  Richard has also been an important part of the Board of Directors from our early days and still serves.  He has been asked this year to be a member of the Board Resource Committee, which serves as the Nominations Committee for the Krewe’s Board positions.

2022 Mardi Gras! Galveston Official Poster Contest

2022 Mardi Gras! Galveston Official Poster Contest

In honor of the 111th celebration of Mardi Gras! Galveston, Yaga's Entertainment, Inc. is bringing back the Official Poster Contest of Mardi Gras! Galveston. Artists from Galveston, surrounding areas or past Galveston residents and lovers of the island are invited to submit their work. The winning poster will be reproduced as a commemorative poster to be released as part of ...

Parade Line Up 2022

Parade Line Up 2022

View the parades for Mardi Gras! Galveston 2022. See the schedule for all of the parades. Register and get your Info Packets for the Funky Uptown Umbrella Brigade Parade here and get the Golf Cart Parade Packet ...