Bayou Bakery - Beignets, beads, and king cake by the slice join the regular menu until 5 p.m.
From 5 p.m. on, Bayou Bakery will offer a "Parade Route" menu. Purchase tickets for three separate menu options that include Abita beer, Mardi Gras punch, seafood jambalaya and "muff-a-lottas."
Rappahannock River Oysters will be also be shucked all night at no charge and a guest celebrity mixologist will be featured.
Front Page - This Ballston bar is serving up N'awlins-style Hurricanes in a $5 collectable glass and jambalaya.
Ragtime - Ragtime hosts their 9th annual Mardi Gras party complete with drink specials and a full Cajun-style menu. Live music by starts at 6 p.m. with Brother Shamus followed by authentic New Orleans style jazz from Le Bon Temps Krewe.
Screwtop Wine Bar - Enjoy $4 wine by the glass, free "Big Easy"-themed wine tastings until 7 p.m.
Union Jack's - This Ballston pub will celebrate with a bead giveaway contest with prizes - the grand prize winner will receive a trip to Mardi Gras home, New Orleans, La.