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Fresno Dixieland Society
Sounds of Mardi Gras 2018
February 8-11, 2018
DoubleTree by Hilton
Thursday Night Pre Dance
Saturday Mardi Gras Party
Friday Swing Dance
Come early and enjoy music and dancing on Thursday night. A chance to meet up with old friends.
Friday: A big success, the Friday Night Swing Dance returns.
Saturday: Returning this year will be a Saturday Mardi Gras Party.
Masquerade Costume Parade
Friday: The 2017 Putting on the Ritz Parade theme will be THE CHARLESTON. A chance for flappers and dandys to dance the night away.
Saturday afternoon parade with your fancy parasol.
Costumes and masks bring back the excitement of the masquerade ball with the added bonus of a parade.
Wind Down Dinner
Mardi Gras Boutique
Wind Down Dance
Purchase masks, lanyards and so much more to support the Festival.
The Wind Down Dinner and Dance will return to the DoubleTree. Purchase of a Dinner Ticket includes FREE entry to the Wind Down Dance.
The Wind Down Dance will return to the DoubleTree after the Wind Down Dinner which will also be held at the DoubleTree.
Band Meet & Greet
Raffle by Linda
What is Mardi Gras without a King or Queen. Our royalty even comes with a crown and tiara.
The Band Meet & Greet has been very successful. Definitely worth the price of a sponsorship.
Win the top raffle prize of the festival to support our Youth Program. Only fifty tickets sold. Ticket price: $50