VIP Experiences to Elevate Your Mardi Gras! Galveston Celebration

Give a whole new meaning to "let the good times roll" with these Mardi Gras! Galveston VIP experiences!

Experience Mardi Gras! Galveston like never before with exclusive VIP experiences, balcony parties, and more!

people celebrate mardi gras on balcony's as a mardi gras parade float travels down the street in Galveston
VIP Experiences & Balcony Parties
Mardi Gras! Galveston

Balcony parties provide some of the best perspectives of the Mardi Gras festivities, cash bars, live music, and more. Select balcony party tickets are available for purchase and include gate admission/ entrance into your designated balcony. Note: Balcony attendees must be 21 years of age or older.

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Mardi Gras! Galveston

Purchase EXCLUSIVE VIP Front Row Access tickets for our Headliner concerts, plus a VIP Balcony Party.

Mardi Gras! Galveston Headliners

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Build Your Own Krewe

Want to ride on an official Mardi Gras float? Mardi Gras! Galveston and Yagas Entertainment will provide you with a unique opportunity to ride on a Mardi Gras float and party like a VIP at a balcony party with your friends and family!

Cost? $175 per person to experience Mardi Gras as you’ve never seen before! Hurry and buy now. Prices will increase!

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What’s all included with your 'Build Your Own Krewe' ticket?

  • Beads to throw during the 40 min. parade ride
  • Covers the cost of the Float Insurance & Driver
  • Entrance to Mardi Gras! Galveston’s Entertainment District
  • Access to a private balcony party with cash bar & private amenities
  • Access to all concerts inside the Entertainment District
  • View of the other amazing parades from your balcony party
  • You can take your food into your balcony party from the Vendors

For questions and inquiries, call: (409)-770-0999

Mardi Gras! Galveston

When: Saturday, February 11th, 2023

No run has more fun! Join us for the 112th celebration of Mardi Gras! Galveston. We call it "the best day ever"! The Jolly Jester Jaunt is not your average 5k. When you participate in the official Mardi Gras! Galveston Jolly Jester Jaunt 5k, you receive a bunch of special goodies, including general admission, drinks, and more!

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It's Not Mardi Gras Without King Cake!

King Cake calories don't count during Mardi Gras! Galveston. It's true! Many local island businesses join in on the festivities and provide visitors a chance to enjoy this Carnival desert.

King Cakes are a New Orleans tradition made of pastry, laced with cinnamon, and iced in the Mardi Gras colors of purple, gold, and green. Contemporary pastries often have different fruit and cream cheese fillings. Below are some options to grab yourself a King Cake in Galveston:

King Cake

Get the Mardi Gras season started with one of Rao's delicious King Cakes - sold at Maceo Spice!

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King Cake

PattyCakes offers the most delicious King Cakes in the area made by hand with the finest and freshest ingredients.

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King Cake

Grab a fresh, to-order King Cake from Gypsy Joynt, now in their new location at 6105 Stewart Rd.

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Hotel Packages

All 2023 Mardi Gras! Galveston hotel packages include free Mardi Gras tickets and shuttle rides to the festival.

Plan Your Mardi Gras! Galveston

Posted 1/23/2023
by Visit Galveston

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Island Time

Celebrate Mardi Gras in Galveston, TX at the 3rd largest Mardi Gras celebration in the country with several parades, live entertainment, street food vendors...

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