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Sarasota Mardi Gras Festival

Sarasota Mardi Gras Festival
Payne Park Sarasota, February 5th, 6th and 7th. This three day event will feature DJs, musicians, and bands some all the way from New Orleans. Hosted by Sarasota's own, Phil Phunn.

Join us under the huge Big Top where you will find many of your favorite beers, hurricanes, and frozen cocktails. Enjoy a real crawfish boil, as if you were at a giant party on the bayou. Plus some of your favorite New Orleans delicacies like you were dining on Bourbon Street. Dance to Zydeco, Creo, Dixieland, Jazz?just to name a few Louisiana Style music. Join the party in full party costume, come as you are, or gather your beads, masks and feather boas at the party!

There will be lots of family activities including carnival rides, games, face painting, cotton candy, Snow cones, all the fun stuff for the kids. Check out the arts & crafts and merchant tents, feast at some of Sarasota's favorite restaurants, food trucks, and concessionaires. There is literally something for everyone.

All is moderately priced so you can enjoy flavors from all of the different and unique food vendors.

VIP General Admission one-day passes are only $10 in advance and $15 at the gate.

Sunday February 7th is Super Bowl Sunday. Come watch the game with us on giant big screens! A limited amount of tickets are available for the huge Super Bowl under the Big Top party. The party includes cajun buffet, VIP seating, and 3 complimentary cocktails plus Super Bowl Swag and many more entertaining surprises.