Mardi Gras means Fat Tuesday in French. It's the final night to pig out before fasting for Lent. Chew the fat, and party to the free live music at the Original Farmers Market on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, starting at 6:30 p.m.
Let the good times roll as Eddie Baytos & The Nervis Brothers play a musical stew of Zydeco, ragtime, and blues. You'll feel like you're on Bourbon Street, though the festivities wind down at 9:30 p.m.
Round out the evening by patronizing The Gumbo Pot for some authentic Cajun cooking. Spice it up with gumbo, jambalaya, po'boys and blackened dishes, or indulge in some blissful beignets. Fishing for more? Make your reservations now for for the down and dirty Louisiana Crawfish Boil at Short Order. Chow down on jumbo crawdads, corn, okra, red potatoes, roasted tomatillos, house-made spicy sausage and cornbread, all for only $19. Scoop up some swag from Uber, along with some beads! Play it safe. Get $20 off your first Uber ride now through Fat Tuesday with the Short Order Promo Code "MardiGrasSO".
Fat Tuesday - free celebration
March 4, 2014 from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
6333 West Third Street