Mardi Gras! Galveston is the third largest Mardi Gras celebration in the United States, attracting more than 300,000 attendees annually. The two-week celebration is best known for its lavish parades held on the streets of the city's historic downtown and beachfront.
The 2013 event is scheduled to be the biggest Mardi Gras! Galveston celebration yet with 26 parades and dozens of concerts, balcony parties, DJ laser shows, masked balls and more. The entertainment line-up for Mardi Gras! Galveston will be announced in October.
In addition to the annual "Funky Uptown Umbrella Brigade" - in which Mardi Gras! Galveston organizers earned a world record for the largest choreographed umbrella dance last year - revelers will also be a buzz about these exciting happenings in 2013: Cruise Krewe on the Carnival Triumph - Th is special cruise package will include a full day of Mardi Gras fun in Galveston - including a ride on a parade float - on Sunday, Feb. 10 followed by a five-night cruise on the Carnival Triumph. The cruise will depart from the Port of Galveston with special Mardi Gras festivities and concerts on the ship throughout the trip. For details, visit www.cruisekrewe.com.Jagermeister Dubstep DJ Stage and Laser Show - The Jagermeiseter DJ stage will return in 2013 with an expa nded line up of local and national DJ's for four nights during Mardi Gras! Galveston. In addition to top DJ's, this stage will also feature a spectacular laser light show to make this the dance party of the year!Family Gras - Sunday, February 3 is Family Gras at Mardi Gras! Galveston featuring the annual Sunshine Kids Parade, Shriners Hospitals for Children Parade, a beachfront carnival, and more!
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