Fresno Dixieland Society

Presents

Sounds of Mardi Gras 2021

February 11 - 14, 2021

 

DoubleTree by Hilton in Fresno, CA

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NOTICE:  We are waiting for restrictions for large gatherings to be rescinded by Governor Newsom before we can begin planning our Festival.  We hope to have good news by October/November.

CURRENT FRESNO RISK LEVEL:  9/22/20 WIDESPREAD -  NEW COVID-19 cases/100K 7.8 - POSITIVITY RATE  6.2%

Thursday Night Pre Dance
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Come early and enjoy music and dancing on Thursday night.  A chance to meet up with old friends.

Gangsters & Dolls Parade
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Friday Theme Parade:   The 2020 Putting on the Ritz Parade theme will be "Gangsters & Dolls".   It will be some parade.  Join the FUN.

Wind Down Dinner
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The Wind Down Dinner and Dance is held at the DoubleTree.   Purchase of a Dinner Ticket includes FREE entry to the Wind Down Dance.

Coronation
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What is Mardi Gras without a King or Queen.  Our royalty even comes with a crown and tiara.

Swing Night:  WWII Theme
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Friday:   A big success, the Friday Night Swing Dance returns.  This year Linda has come up with a WWII Theme.

Parasol Parade
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Saturday afternoon parade with your fancy parasol.

Wind Down Dance
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If you only want one more chance to dance, the Wind Down Dance immediately follows the dinner at the DoubleTree.  

Band Meet & Greet
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The Band Meet & Greet has been very successful.  Definitely worth the price of a sponsorship.

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

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

Mardi Gras Boutique
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Purchase masks, lanyards and so much more to support the Youth Program.

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