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Fresno Dixieland Society


Sounds of Mardi Gras 2018

February 8-11, 2018


DoubleTree by Hilton

Fresno, CA



Under 18 free with accompanying ADULT.   

NOTE:  All tickets will be available at WILL CALL.  Includes ONLINE and MAIL-IN purchases.

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Saturday Mardi Gras Party
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Saturday:   Returning  this year will be a Saturday Mardi Gras Party.

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Thursday Night Pre Dance
Friday Night Swing Dance
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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.

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Masquerade Costume Parade

Costumes and masks bring back the excitement of the masquerade ball with the added bonus of a parade.

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Mardi Gras Boutique

Purchase masks, lanyards and so much more to support the Festival.

Parasol Parade
Cartoon & Movie Characters
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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.

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Wind Down Dinner
Wind Down Dance
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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.  

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Raffle by Linda

Win the top raffle prize of the festival to support our Youth Program.  Only fifty tickets sold.  Ticket price:  $50 

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Band Meet & Greet
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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.

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