Jolly Jester Jaunt 5K
Save the Date!
Saturday, February 19th • 2022
Join the fun for the 111th celebration of Mardi Gras! Galveston! We call it “the best day ever”!! When you participate in the Jolly Jester Jaunt 5K, you receive a festival shirt, Mardi Gras themed gift, general admission, balcony party access & free libations!
Jolly Registration Includes
- 5K Run Registration w/ bib
- Balcony Party Ticket for access on Friday, Feb 18th 5pm-1am
- Super fun festival T-shirt
- Mardi Gras themed item* (first 150 registrations)
- 1 FREE libation at the Friday Packet Pick Up at the Balcony Party for those 21+
- 2 FREE libations Saturday post run at the finish line
- General Admission access to Mardi Gras! Galveston Entertainment District on Feb 18 & Feb 19
- View of 7 parades! Including the Funky Uptown Umbrella Brigade Fri. Feb 18, & Sat. Feb 19 Mystic Krewe of Aquarius Parade, Krewe of Gambrinus Parade, & a headline concert.
*T-shirt(s) cannot be guaranteed for registrations after Feb. 10
Friday, February 18, 2022
5:00pm-8:00pm: Packet Pickup- (inside Balcony Party in Entertainment District)
- 7:00pm: George P. Mitchell Mardi Gras Award Honoree Parade
- 8:30pm: Funky Uptown Umbrella Brigade
- 10:00pm: Mardi Gras! Galveston Parade
Saturday, February 19, 2022
- 9:00am: Check-in/Registration Opens- 23rd & Mechanic St.
- 10:45am: Stretch/Warm up!
- 10:55am: Runners line up at the Start- 24th & Mechanic St.
- 11:00am: 5K RACE TIME
- 12:00pm: Mystic Krewe of Aquarius Parade (in the district by 12:30pm)
- 1:00pm: 9th Annual Zaniest Golf Cart Parade
- 3:00pm: Krewe de iHeart Parade & Art Car
- 6:00pm: Krewe of Gambrinus Parade
- 6:00pm Headline Concert by Blue October
Start/Finish & Route:
The Jolly Jester Jaunt 5K will start in the heart of Mardi Gras! Galveston’s Entertainment district under the famous Mardi Gras! Arch on 24th & Mechanic. Runners/walkers will “jaunt” 4 loops around the inside of the Entertainment District for an unforgettable 5K experience!