Looking for something to do in to celebrate Mardi Gras? Well look no further, there is much to do up here in Winter Park, Colorado and this is the perfect time to head to the hills and get away from the February blues. The snow is falling and we should have around ten inches of new snow by this coming Monday, Feb 8th, if the forecasts are to be believed. So come check out the Winter Park Mountain Mardi Gras.
12:00-5:00pm at the Winter Park Village
High Altitude Style! Come join the party in the Village to celebrate this New Orleans tradition Winter Park-style! This event features bands, street performers, festive decorations, food and plenty of beads to go around!
Music (in Starbucks Plaza)
12:00pm-1:00pm: Louisiana Clan Dogs
1:20pm-2:20pm: Aden Harrell & Friends Jazz Quartet
2:40pm-3:40pm: Otones Brass Band
4:00pm-5:00pm: Dikki Du & The Zydeco Krewe
Performers (throughout the Village)
12:00pm-5:00pm: Salida Circus Performers (includes flame throwers, jugglers, trapeze artists, jesters & unicyclists)
12:00pm-5:00pm: Face-Painting and Caricature Drawings
12:00pm-5:00pm: Children’s Crafts – masks and crowns
1:00pm-3:00pm: Giant Puppetry
2:00pm-4:00pm: Ear2Ear Photobooth
Food (in Starbucks Plaza)
Jambalaya, crawfish, etouffee, gumbo, crepes, bread pudding and beignets provided by Village restaurants
FAT Tuesday February 16th
• 6:30-8:30pm – Mardi Gras Parade at Cooper Creek
Square: Come in costume and participate in Fat Tuesday
(Winter Park style) in the shortest, craziest, coldest
Mardi Gras Parade on Earth!
• 9pm – The Grand County Blues Society presents
Trampled Under Foot w/Samantha Fish at Smokin Moes
All of this to be had while trying to get in all the runs at Winter Park and Mary Jane Resorts.
“Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez”
Chris February 3rd, 2010