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Mardi Gras 2020
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Family Gras is the perfect family getaway! A FREE event, held at Clearview Center, bring the whole family and enjoy the spectacle of Mardi Gras parades, authentic cuisine, local art, a kids’ court and outdoor concerts by both national artists and Louisiana favorites!

Shop the Art Market filled with a variety of items from Louisiana photography, framed artwork, regional decor, folkart, hair accessories, hand-crafted jewelry and more. Our Kids’ Court has various activities for kids 12 and younger such as face painting, unique hand-wax art, and interactive games.” –

  • Friday, February 14 – Sunday, February 16, 2020
  • Clearview Center
    • 4436 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, LA 70006
  • Free
  • VIP Royal Pass
  • Schedule of Events
    • Friday
    • 4:00pm: Gates Open
      • 5:00pm-5:45pm: Jenna Hunts
      • 6:00pm-7:00pm: Cowboy Mouth
      • 7:30pm-9:15pm: Salute to Louisiana Legends: Irma Thomas, The Dixie Cups, Al “Lil Fats” Jackson, John “Papa” Gross, Amanda Shaw, The Bonerama Horns, Jeff McCarty of Louisiana Leroux, Telissa Long, Chuck Credo IV and Band
      • Approx. 9:15pm: Krewe of Excalibur rolls through Family Gras
      • 10:15pm-11:15pm: The Cowsills
    • Saturday
    • 8:00am: Gates Open for race
      • Mardi Gras 5K and Kids’ Half Mile
        • Kids Race: 9:00am
        •  5K: 9:30am
        • Awards Announcement on stage at Family Gras: 11:15am
      • Noon: Gates Open for Family Gras
      • 1:00pm-1:45pm: The Imagination Movers
      • 2:15pm-3:15pm: Mia Kylie
      • 3:45pm-4:45pm: Perfect Love
      • 5:15pm-6:15pm: Brandon Bennet’s Garth Brooks Experience
      • 6:45pm-7:45pm: Melissa Manchester
      • Approx. 7:45pm: Krewe of MadHatters rolls through Family Gras
      • Approx. 8:45pm: Krewe of Centurions rolls through Family Gras
      • 10:00pm-11:15pm: Brian Wilson
    • Sunday
      • Noon: Gates Open
      • 1:00pm-2:00pm: 4 in a Million
      • 2:30pm-3:30pm: Creole String Beans
      • 4:00pm-5:00pm: Ricky Nelson Remembered
      • 5:30pm-6:30pm: Marshall Tucker Band
      • Approx. 6:30pm: Krewe of Atlas rolls through Family Gras
      • Approx. 7:30pm: Krewe of Kings rolls through Family Gras
      • 8:15pm-9:15pm: Billy Ray Cyrus

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