Denver Mardi Gras. Photo: Paresh Rana
Mardi Gras by definition refers to “events of Carnival celebrations”. One of the most famous is held in New Orleans but that doesn’t mean that it’s less entertaining when it’s held in the Mile High City.
For 2018, Mardi Gras is coming again to the Mile High City so ready your costume for an all-nighter. This is a great time to have some crazy fun and meet a lot of other people to share the experience with. It’s held on Saturday, February 17th at Exdo event center on 1399 35th Street from 6-11pm.
Mardi Gras festival in Denver
Almost two thousand thrill-seekers will attend Denver Mardi Gras, the “ultimate seven deadly sins” bash. Expect the festival to be as amazing as ever with live bands and DJs spinning all evening. Plus over 10,000 beads and 32,000 square feet of playground.
Mingle with thousands of guests and strut your costumes down the street to collect beads. Watch out for the “7 Deadly Sins” that includes mini casinos, arcade, voodoo bar, hall of mirrors, courtyard café, brothel, and the Grand Krewe VIP area.
Dress to impress! Purple, gold and green are the traditional colors of Mardi Gras, Wear a mask too for added affect.
- 32-foot Video Stage
- 40-foot Video Wall
- 14-foot buildings with full balconies and hidden courtyards
- 12-foot voodoo dolls
- Interactive booths
- Mardi Gras Parade with party float, brass bands and a drum major
- Sexy models tossing beads from balconies
Plus a slew of other festivities, like Party Panda, Ally Alligator and Dancing Heads, balloon tying, jesters, drum leaders, aerialists, dancers, burlesque, face painters, tarot readers, magicians, jugglers, Drag Troops, Chateau kittens, Lifestyle lounge meet and greet, and a confession booth.To add more fun to the party, live bands and DJ’s will be playing hip hop, dance hits, and other Mardi Gras favorite music for you to sing and dance to.
The bar will serve several liquor specials that’s matched with delectable meals that you can have at the courtyard.
Tickets and Reservations
As a general rule, all ticket holders must be 21+ for this event. General Admission tickets and VIP seating are available options for the partygoers.
Those that will opt for the VIP pass will be granted perks such as access to the VIP bar, no line entry, fixed seating, and discount bottle available at each VIP table.
So the question is, are you ready Denver?