Family Gras In Jefferson Parish
February 22-24, 2019
Family Gras is the perfect family getaway! A FREE event, held at our brand new location at Clearview Center, bring the whole family and enjoy the spectacle of Mardi Gras parades, authentic local cuisine, local art, a kids' court and outdoor concerts by both national artists and Louisiana favorites! We have such an amazing lineup for y'all this year! Learn a little more about our talented artists here. Stay up to date with all things Family Gras! Text FAMILYGRAS19 to 888-777 to receive all the latest news!
Friday, February 22nd:
Gates Open at 4PM
Krewe of Excalibur rolls through Family Gras approximately 9:15-10:00PM
Saturday, February 23rd:
Mardi Gras 5K Run at 10:40AM with winners announced on Family Gras Stage at 12:30PM
Gates Open at 12PM
Krewe of Caesar rolls through Family Gras at 6:00-7:30PM
Sunday, February 24th:
Gates Open at 12PM
Krewe of Kings rolls through Family Gras approximately 7:15-8:00PM
Click here for the Jefferson Parish parade schedule.
The Mardi Gras 5K and Kids' Half Mile is a family-friendly run/walk starting on Veterans Memorial Boulevard under the Causeway overpass, running out toward Bonnabel and back. The race finish will coincide with Family Gras!
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It's going to be a fun weekend of concerts and parades...relax in one of Jefferson's hotels. See all of our Family Gras hotel packages here! Most offer complimentary breakfast and parking. Click here to book your room conveniently through our booking engine.
With past performers like Cyndi Lauper, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, The Beach Boys, Fifth Harmony, Tony Orlando, the Pointer Sisters, Blood Sweat & Tears, Zack Brown Band, The Monkees, Leann Rimes, Becky G., Jesse McCartney and so many more, Family Gras offers a huge variety of talent so the entire family can enjoy!
Before attending, review our list of items that are/are not allowed on the festival grounds. Click the link below!
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