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Mardi Gras 2008
Beaumont Mardi Gras!
News Release
Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Fifth Annual Beaumont Mardi Gras! Parade and Festival

Enjoy the revelry at the 5th Annual Beaumont Mardi Gras! Saturday, February 2nd 2008.  Downtown will come alive with Parades, Food, Music, and Fun!

Enjoy 2 parades, festive events, bead throwing, live entertainment and great food.  There is something for everyone including “Family Day” at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas and nightlife at Crockett Street Entertainment District featuring everything from Cajun and Jazz to Texas Country and Rock and Roll. 

More than 10,000 people attend the Beaumont Mardi Gras festivities each year to experience the party of a lifetime. Join us for the party of the year.  

No charge to participate in the Parades.  Call 724-0450 or 543-4218. 

For sponsorship and vendor information call 724-0450.  

Beaumont Mardi Gras - Event Schedule

Saturday - February 2, 2008 

Parades * Route runs Orleans & Pearl

Family Parade (2:00 p.m.)  

Mardi Gras Parade (6:00 p.m.)  Grand Marshal  –NFL Star Jerry Ball & Friends

For more info call 724-0450

Art Museum of Southeast Texas

Mardi Gras “Family Day” (10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m)

For more info call 832-3432

Market Street on Orleans * 648 Orleans Street

Taste of Orleans & Club Essence

For more info call 833- 9460

Hotel Beaumont * 625 Orleans Street 

For more info call 835-4503

Sugas Deep South Cuisine * 461 Bowie Street 

For more info call 813-1808

Mobil Oil Credit Union Entertainment Area * Located at Fannin & Pearl

Street vendors & live music, and Wrestling matches

For more info call 749-4665 Movie Night Street Party * Located at Jefferson Theatre parking lot.

Outdoor Movie Night plus Wii & Guitar Hero Challenge. FREE to the public.

For more info visit

At&t “Voodoo Lounge ” Tent * Located on Fannin Street

Crockett Street Entertainment District

Huge Street Party featuring live music by Jason Boland and the Stragglers, Livin Proof, and David Lee Kaiser

For more info call 832-2944 

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