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Fresno Dixieland Society
Sounds of Mardi Gras 2018
February 8-11, 2018
DoubleTree by Hilton
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Saturday Mardi Gras Party
Saturday: Returning this year will be a Saturday Mardi Gras Party.
Thursday Night Pre Dance
Friday Night 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.
Masquerade Costume Parade
Costumes and masks bring back the excitement of the masquerade ball with the added bonus of a parade.
Mardi Gras Boutique
Purchase masks, lanyards and so much more to support the Festival.
Cartoon & Movie Characters
Friday: The 2018 Putting on the Ritz Parade theme will be Cartoon & Movie Characters of the 1930's. It will be some parade. Join the FUN.
Saturday afternoon parade with your fancy parasol.
Wind Down Dinner
Wind Down Dance
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.
Raffle by Linda
Win the top raffle prize of the festival to support our Youth Program. Only fifty tickets sold. Ticket price: $50
Band Meet & Greet
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.