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Fresno Dixieland Society
Sounds of Mardi Gras 2017
February 9-12, 2017
DoubleTree by Hilton
Saturday Mardi Gras Party
Thursday Night Pre Dance
Friday Swing Dance
Friday: New this year will be a Friday Night Swing Dance.
Saturday: New this year will be a Saturday Mardi Gras Party.
Come early and enjoy music and dancing Thursday night. A chance to meet up with old friends.
Masquerade Costume Parade
Saturday afternoon parade with your fancy parasol.
Friday: The 2017 Putting on the Ritz Parade theme will be THE CHARLESTON. A chance for flappers and dandys to dance the night away.
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
This year, the Wind Down Dance will be held back at the DoubleTree after the Wind Down Dinner which will be at The Republican.
Purchase masks, lanyards and so much more to support the Festival.
The Wind Down Dinner and Dance will now be split in two. The Wind Down Dinner will be held at The Republican (formerly Downtown Club).
Band Meet & Greet
Raffle by Linda
In 2015 the Band Meet & Greet was 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
What is Mardi Gras without a King or Queen. Our royalty even comes with a crown or tiara.