The Ultimate Guide to Dallas Mardi Gras 2021

T.His Dallas Mardi Gras will definitely look different from previous years. But that’s fine because there are still plenty of ways to celebrate Fat Tuesday in North Texas. From 5km runs and parade walks to lobsters and hurricanes, these are the best things to do this carnival.

Run / walk / parade

The Dash for the beads 5k will be virtual this year. You can register now and complete your run before February 14th (so your results will be posted online). The annual 1M walk has been replaced by the Dash Mardi Gras People Parade. Instead of a grand parade, this year’s walk will be broken down into “parade walks” through six different neighborhoods of Oak Cliff. There will also be a costume contest. Register here for the parade walk.

Order a frozen King Cake Cocktail at Revelers Hall to celebrate Carnival. (Courtesy)

Eat, drink and celebrate

Bishop Arts Jazz Bar, Revelers Hallcurrently offers a festive frozen King Cake cocktail.

On February 19th you will go to JAXON Texas Kitchen & Beer Garden for a day of live music (Mississippi Bastard Project runs from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.) and specials and cocktails to celebrate the carnival. The restaurant offers a lobster cook and a $ 10 king cake and hurricane dessert from 5:00 p.m. until sell-out.

At Plano Legacy HallThere is a carnival celebration on February 13th. From 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., the Box Garden has live NOLA-style music and hurricanes worth $ 10 in souvenir mugs. Dock Local’s lobsters cook for USD 25 (from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.) and other goodies from Leila Bakery and Whisk & Eggs. On Tuesday, February 16, the Legacy Hall will be offering carnival-themed food and drink specialties as well as a New Orleans brass ensemble from the Bobby Falk Group.

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