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Mardi Gras 2008

February 06, 2008 -- Mardi Gras! Galveston concluded with the Mystic Krewe of Aquarius "Fat Tuesday" Parade in Downtown Galveston. More
February 04, 2008 -- Despite concerns about the weather, the Galveston Firefighters Local 571 Children's Parade delighted large crowds lining 25th Street Sunday afternoon. More
February 04, 2008 -- The 10th Annual Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Mardi Gras Parade brought large family crowds, as well as their pets, to 25th Street in Galveston. More
February 02, 2008 -- Thousands of visitors packed Galveston Island from the sand to The Strand on Saturday. Galveston City Council Member Juan Peña, a contributor, documented the day with photos. More
February 02, 2008 -- Mardi Gras on the Neches Parade in Downtown Beaumont entertained family crowds in Dowtown Beaumont and ended with a street party on Crockett Street. More
February 02, 2008 -- The Procter Street Entertainment District in Downtown Port Arthur was packed Saturday night for the Majestic Krewe of Aquarius Grand Parade. More
February 02, 2008 -- Highway 87 on Saturday was lined with family crowds for the 17th Annual Crystal Beach Mardi Gras Parade. More
February 02, 2008 -- The Philadelphia Mummers Quaker City String Band entertained Galveston Island residents and visitors with a traditional performance on Ships Mechanic Row in front of the Tremont House Hotel on Friday. More
February 01, 2008 -- The Krewe du Vroom began the weekend of parades in Galveston for Mardi Gras! 2008. More
February 01, 2008 -- During the month of February, the Rosenberg Library will exhibit a selection of vintage Mardi Gras ball gown sketches. More
January 29, 2008 -- The City of Galveston has announced schedules and information for shuttle, bus and trolley service on the island during Mardi Gras. More
January 29, 2008 -- Galveston Police Department's K-9's will serve as parade marshals at the Feb. 3 Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Parade during Mardi Gras! Galveston. More
January 27, 2008 -- On January 27, 2008, more than 2,000 people with disabilities and their families and friends attended the 22nd Annual Special People’s Ball at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. More
January 27, 2008 -- The Krewe of Gambrinus "Beads and Make Believe" Parade attracted large crowds to Seawall Boulevard Saturday night. More
January 27, 2008 -- The Galveston County Firefighters Association Fire Truck Parade attracted participating fire departments from throughout the Houston-Galveston area. More
January 26, 2008 -- The first parade of Mardi Gras! Galveston was the Mystic Krewe of Aquarius 21st Annual Mardi Gras Kickoff Parade on Seawall Boulevard. More
January 25, 2008 -- Members of Mardi Gras Krewes brought beads and invitations to Galveston City Council on Thursday. More
January 23, 2008 -- The Krewe du Vroom's Second Annual Biker Ball was held Saturday, January 12 at Crazy Oaks on west Galveston Island. More
January 22, 2008 -- Jim O'Donnel of the Jamaica Beach Weather Observatory reports that windy weather with a chance of rain will greet visitors to Galveston Island for the first weekend of Mardi Gras. More
January 22, 2008 -- The famous Philadelphia Mummers will return to Mardi Gras! Galveston 2008, February 1-3, in full regalia ready to perform for their Texas fans. More
January 21, 2008 -- Mardi Gras! Galveston begins this weekend with parades and gala balls. Schedule
January 16, 2008 -- The City of Galveston has announced January 18 as the deadline to submit a canopy for Mardi Gras! Galveston. More
January 16, 2008 -- The City of Galveston has announced its policies for vendor permits for Mardi Gras Galveston. More
January 16, 2008 -- The 5th Annual Beaumont Mardi Gras! Parade and Festival will be on Saturday, February 2. More
January 15, 2008 -- Mardi Gras! Galveston will run from January 25 through February 5, 2008. Please note the street closures, parking guidelines, public safety information, and vendor guidelines. More
January 14, 2008 -- The Beta Phi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Galveston will host its 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Masked Ball on January 25. More
January 11, 2008 -- The 22nd Annual Special People’s Ball at the Moody Gardens Convention Center will be held on January 27. More
January 10, 2008 -- The Galveston Park Board of Trustees and the various Mardi Gras Krewes officially unveiled their posters for Mardi Gras Galveston 2008 at a reception at the Tremont House. More
January 04, 2008 -- The Galveston Park Board of Trustees and twelve Mardi Gras krewes will unveil their official Mardi Gras! Galveston 2008 posters on Wednesday, January 9 at the Tremont House in Galveston. More
January 03, 2008 -- Krewe du Lac in Kemah has announced details of its 2008 Mardi Gras activities, celebrating Pirates of The Gulf Coast. More
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