Get down with good times at Mardi Gras on Main in La Porte

Mardi Gras on Main | Photo courtesy of City of La Porte

March down Main Street and enjoy live music, the Umbrella Parade, food and drink, plus more at the free, family-friendly,Mardi Gras on Main in La Porte on Saturday, February 26, 2022.

After a hiatus in 2021, Mardi Gras on Main returns in full force to downtown La Porte, presenting an evening of fun, revelry, and New Orleans-style flair—complete with stilt walkers, a fire juggler, a fortune teller, and more.

And, if you’re wanting to join in on the festivities but avoid the drive home, then make sure you check out the hotel options in La Porte.

The Second Line Band leads the Umbrella Parade | Mardi Gras on Main | Photo courtesy of City of La Porte

The Umbrella Parade & Live Music

Help get the party rolling with the Umbrella Parade, La Porte’s official beginning of Mardi Gras led by the Second Line Band, filled with festively decorated umbrellas and costumes that create a spectacle down Main Street. The Umbrella Parade is open to everyone—with a decorated umbrella, of course—and teams can register for free. Register now.

There will be live music by headliners Keyun & the Zydeco Masters, hailing from Eunice, Louisiana. Bryan Keith & Zydeco Legacy will open for them on the main stage.

Mardi Gras Market & Kids Zone Fun

Elsewhere at the Mardi Gras on Main grounds, partygoers can explore the Mardi Gras market, packed with local vendors, handmade arts and crafts, specialty foods, and more.

And finally, the Kids Zone at Five Points Plaza will feature carnival rides, a mega alligator slide, face painting, Mardi Gras mask-making, and an appearance from the Princess and the Frog Prince.

Learn more about Mardi Gras on Main.

Mega alligator slide at Mardi Gras on Main | Photo courtesy of City of La Porte

Mardi Gras Grub & Suds

A stellar lineup of mouth-watering food trucks will help satisfy the hungriest in attendance at Mardi Gras on Main, including bites from Barlow’s Touch of Taste, Nom Mi Street, KudaRoo’s Crawfish, Nola PoBoys Truck, and Fun Food Express.

Guests looking to unwind over drinks can find beer and wine in the adjacent beer tent managed by Rotary Club of La Porte.

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Mardi Gras on Main in La Porte

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