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Mardi Gras Celebrations in Las Vegas | 2020

Posted at 5:03 PM, Feb 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-25 09:43:33-05

Mardi Gras 2020 is on Feb. 25, also known as Fat Tuesday, which marks the final day of feasting before the Lent session begins on Ash Wednesday.

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DOWNTOWN CONTAINER PARK
Beginning Feb. 21 and continuing through Feb. 25, Downtown Las Vegas’ Container Park will host a jubilee-filled weekend in celebration of Mardi Gras! Revelers can expect a range of discounts and specials from various tenants including Downtown Terrace (Appleton Rum F’rose for $8), Oak & Ivy (Jack Daniels Rye Tai for $10), Big Ern’s BBQ ($10 Cajun Chicken Wings), Pizza Zazza (10” Buffalo Chicken Pizza for $8.99), Athena’s Jewelry (10% off entire purchase), plus Louisiana-style Jambalaya from Simply Pure and much more. Mardi Gras music lovers can expect melodies from Jaron Brown and various local entertainers all weekend long.

JUNIOR LEAGUE OF LAS VEGAS
The Junior League of Las Vegas is hosting its first Masquerade on Main Street pub crawl on Feb. 22. The night of fun and frivolity coincides with Mardi Gras celebrations around the Arts District. Attendees in masks can visit various spots and enjoy a drink at each including ReBAR, Three Sheets, Cork & Thorn, and CraftHaus. There will also be a mask contest at 10 p.m. with $500 in cash and prizes hosted by ReBAR. Proceeds from the event support the Junior League of Las Vegas and its many community projects. Tickets are $30 for general admission, which guarantees one drink at each pub crawl spot. Very few VIP tickets are available for $40, which includes separate check-in line as well as a mask. To purchase a ticket, click here.

HONEY SALT
The theme for Honey Salt's February Farm Table is Mardi Gras. The family-style dinner with communal seating will take place 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 25. Menu highlights include Hurricanes, fried green tomatoes, Old Bay crawfish boil, shrimp & chicken gumbo, Cajun blackened redfish and jambalaya, mac & cheese, collard greens and Emeril-style banana cream pie and beignets. Tickets are $59, wine pairing is $25.

GOLD COAST HOTEL AND CASINO
Cornerstone Classic American Steakhouse
In celebration of Fat Tuesday, Cornerstone is hosting a Mardi Gras Social on Feb. 25 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. in the lounge. The event is $30 per person and ladies are half price (plus tax). Guests can enjoy four New Orleans-themed cocktails and all-you-can-eat small bites. The cocktails that will be served include a traditional Hurricane, a classic Sazerac and more. Bites will feature crab cake sliders, chicken gumbo and more. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

THE LINQ PROMENADE
Join The LINQ Promenade’s Mardi Gras celebration on Feb 22 when it hosts Vegas Live, featuring new and upcoming Las Vegas musicians. From 5 to 8 p.m., three Las Vegas bands will perform on the Fountain Stage. The event is free and open to guests of all ages. Tuesday, February 25 celebrate Fat Tuesday with the New Orleans themed strolling piano show and loads of beads!

MARCHE BACCHUS FRENCH BISTRO AND WINE SHOP
Masquerade Mardi Gras celebration, 4 - 9 p.m. Enjoy live entertainment, Hurricanes, and an a la carte New Orleans Dinner: Oysters, Crawfish, Gumbo, King Cake and more. Plus, a masquerade mask contest at 8 p.m. to win a gift card. Call for 702.804.8008 for reservations.

MR. D'S SPORTS BAR
Mr. D's Sports Bar on Rainbow Boulevard is hosting a Mardi Gras party on Feb. 22. The party will feature the Miss Rukkus Search, Sons of Royal live performance, Karaoke Gone Wild and more.

THE ORLEANS HOTEL AND CASINO
Mardi Gras Parade
Feb. 25 from 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
The parade will feature a live Dixieland band playing throughout the casino along with Mardi Gras Girls that will hand out beads to spectators.

Mardi Gras Party Pit
Guests can take photos with the Mardi Gras Girls at the Mardi Gras Party Pit.

Hurricane Drink Special (available throughout the property)
$9 Hurricanes in a special souvenir cup
$5 Hurricanes without the souvenir cup

Mardi Gras Gaming Promotion
On Feb. 25, Sapphire, Emerald, Onyx and Titanium B Connected members can earn bonus point multipliers with 11x points on reels and video poker at The Orleans.

Medley Buffet
Medley Buffet at The Orleans will offer traditional Mardi Gras cuisine during lunch (11 a.m. – 3 p.m.) and dinner (4 p.m. – 8 p.m.) on Tuesday, Feb. 25. Dishes include jambalaya, chicken gumbo, seafood etouffee, crawfish, red beans and rice, dirty rice, shrimp creole, stuffed peppers, pecan chicken, blackened turkey cutlets, muffalettas, beignets, bread pudding, king cake and pecan tarts.

Bailiwick All American Pub + Eatery
To celebrate Mardi Gras, Bailiwick is serving up a red beans and rice special for $5, Hurricanes in souvenir cups for $9 and select brews for $3. Bailiwick will also offer kings cake and guests who find the baby in their cake will receive a prize.

Year-Round Orleans Offerings
Guests can enjoy traditional New Orleans fare all year round at The Orleans’ dining destinations. Copper Whisk Café offers its famous gumbo, Big Al’s Oyster Bar serves its delectable seafood chowder and Medley Buffet offers flavorful New Orleans dishes throughout the year.

THERAPY LAS VEGAS
Therapy in downtown Las Vegas will showcase its Hand Grenade drink for $10. This festively green cocktail includes the ultimate triple threat of spirits – vodka, gin, and rum topped with a splash of Midori and Sprite.

If you would like to submit information for this list, send an email to joyce.lupiani@ktnv.com.