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Sounds of Mardi Gras 2017
February 9-12, 2017
DoubleTree by Hilton
Saturday Mardi Gras Party
Thursday Night Pre Dance
Friday Swing Dance
Friday: A big success, the Friday Night Swing Dance returns.
Saturday: Returning this year will be a Saturday Mardi Gras Party.
Come early and enjoy music and dancing on 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.
Mardi Gras Boutique
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.
Purchase masks, lanyards and so much more to support the Festival.
Band Meet & Greet
Raffle by Linda
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
What is Mardi Gras without a King or Queen. Our royalty even comes with a crown and tiara.