Family Gras

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Friday, February 2, 2018
Mardi Gras Plaza (Median across from Lakeside Shopping Center)

3300 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Metairie, La 70002

Family Gras is the perfect family getaway. A FREE event, Family Gras traditionally takes place on the neutral ground (median) of Veterans Memorial Boulevard across from Lakeside Shopping Center in Metairie, Louisiana. An ideal location to see the pageantry of Mardi Gras and enjoy the outdoor concerts by national & local artists on the Mardi Gras Plaza stage.  Shop the Art Market filled with a variety of items from Louisiana photography, framed artwork, regional decor, folkart, hair accessories,  hand-crafted jewelry and more.  Our Kids Court is filled with a variety of activities for kids 12 and youngersuch as face painting, unique hand-wax art, and interactive games.

With past performances by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Tony Orlando, the Pointer Sisters, Blood Sweat & Tears, Zack Brown Band, The Monkees, Leann Rimes, Tito Jackson, Becky G., Jesse McCartney, The Imagination Movers and so many more! Family Gras offers a huge variety of talent each year so the entire family can enjoy!

If you prefer an "up close & personal" experience with backstage access and premium stage viewing, access to VIP food & beverage, the VIP Royal Pass is available annually for purchase online at for $125.00 for the weekend (Children 5 and younger free VIP). 

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Event Time: 
5:30 p.m. Friday, 12:00 p.m. Saturday, & 12:00 p.m. Sunday
Jefferson CVB