02-13 | Mardi Gras Galveston (Family Gras is Februry 11!)






Mardi Gras Entertainment District |20th to 25th Streets and Harborside Drive to Mechanic Street

Mardi Gras Galveston DETAILS

From the organizer:

Mardi Gras! Galveston is held annually during the two weeks preceding Lent,  with festivities held on both weekends and Fat Tuesday.

Family Gras!

Sunday, February 11, 2024

Families are encouraged to come out and enjoy all afternoon parades for FREE!

12pm- Shriners Hospitals for Children & Sunshine Kids Parade

Bring out the entire family for a day full of fun at Family Gras presented by Moody National Bank! The Shriners Hospitals for Children-Galveston & Sunshine Kids Parade will begin at 12:00pm with festive floats and Shriners Clowns and Mini-Cars!

1:30pm- Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Parade

The 24th Annual Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Parade will begin at 1:30 pm, Sunday, FEBRUARY 11, 2024. Check-in and on-site registration will begin at noon on 21st and Harborside at Pier 21.

This community favorite parade is designed to encourage families to participate in the spirit of Mardi Gras with their beloved pets. While the parade is mostly dogs, there may be cats, chickens, ferrets, a pig, iguanas, a tortoise, and maybe even a pony.

Pets and their humans are encouraged to wear their Mardi Gras finest. A costume contest is planned prior to the start of the parade from 12:15—1:00. Winners will be announced, and ribbons awarded prior to the start of the parade.

3:00pm- Mardi Gras! Firefighters Children’s Parade

Local firefighters and first responders host a parade dedicated to the families and children of Galveston with decorated floats and costumed kids

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