Family Gras In Jefferson Parish
February 22-24, 2019
Located at Mardi Gras Plaza (Median across from Lakeside Shopping Center)
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. Enjoy an "up close & personal" experience with backstage access and premium stage viewing, access to VIP food & beverage...the VIP 2 day weekend Royal Pass is available for purchase (ages 6 & older).
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 younger such as face painting, unique hand-wax art, and interactive games. Check out Culture Trip's article about Family Gras here!
It's going to be a fun weekend of concerts and parades...relax in one of Jefferson's hotels. 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.
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