Franklin Street Mardi Gras & Franklin Crawl

Fri, 02/28/2014 (All day) - Sat, 03/01/2014 (All day)

Friday, February 28, 2014 from 6pm-2am Mardi Gras Pub Crawl!  $5 gets you a wristband available for purchase at all Crawl locations. Use the shuttle provided by Pink Elephant Celebrations to travel from Leroy’s Tavern to Lamasco Bar and Grill and all the restaurants, bars, and participating locations in between for a night of FUN, FOOD, MUSIC AND THE BEST MARDI GRAS PARTY IN THE STATE!  Join thousand of other revelers in their masks and costumes as they take to the bars along the street for a night of pure Carnivale fun!  

Saturday, March 1st. 4pm the first MARDI GRAS GRAND PARADE.There will floats, bands and lots of beads!!  Oh, and Moon Pies, too!  Join the parade watchers on Franklin Street between Wabash Ave. of Flags to St. Joe Ave. at 4PM. Masks, costumes and feathers welcome!  Afterwards, stick around for primo Cajun food - gumbo, jambalaya, crawfish - along with music to match from the restaurants and bars along Franklin Street. Weather permitting, there'll be dancing in the street! Lamsco Bar & Grill is hosting Lamasquerade with a crawfish boil at 11am, music by Calabash at 10pm, body painting, mask making, hurricanes, cajun food galore and of course BEADS BEADS BEADS from 6pm -12 am.