Celebrate Mardi Gras in Boise

Dated: February 10 2021

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Boise always has something fun happening, and the days leading up to Mardi Gras are no exception! Mardi Gras celebrates the last night of eating anything rich, fatty, and typically delicious before the Lenten season. Some people like to celebrate with their favorite foods, have parties, eat King Cake, and more! There’s plenty of options to help you enjoy the festivities. 

Grab a Mask for a Masquerade

Firehouse Sports Pub (in Nampa) hosts a masquerade party on Fat Tuesday (February 16th)! Dress up and enjoy live music, giveaways, and beads!

Boise Blues Society's Annual Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday Celebration

This annual event at The Sapphire Room is all-ages and family-friendly. Tickets are required to enjoy the Fat Tuesday festivities. Enjoy the tunes of the Billy Blues Band and kick off the Mardi Gras festivities with a great evening. COVID-19 precautions are in place. 

Enjoy King Cake and Paczki at Home

Get your very own authentic King Cake and paczki to eat at home! The lore of the King Cake states that whoever finds the toy baby inside of the cake will have good fortune and should pay it forward. Others seem to think that whoever finds the toy baby must provide the King Cake for next year's Mardi Gras celebration. Create your own Mardi Gras traditions with your authentic pastries from Pastry Perfection. 

Run the 2021 Mardi Gras Virtual 5k Run/Walk

If you’re into being active and need to get your hustle on, look no further than the Mardi Gras Virtual 5k. Choose your route and complete it on your own time! Get the swag and celebrate!

Virtual Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Concert and Guided New Orleans Tour

If you’re staying home or into the history of Mardi Gras and all it entails, this is a great way to celebrate from home! Buy a ticket to enjoy live jazz music from Bourbon Street and see some of the famous hotspots of New Orleans...all from the comfort of your living room. 

Do you celebrate Fat Tuesday? Do you enjoy all of the festivities of Mardi Gras? It’s never too late to learn more about this fun and historical event. Enjoy the festivities on your own, or take the time to learn more about Mardi Gras with your friends and loved ones.

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Scott Trefaller

Scott grew up in Orange County, CA. and he and his family moved to Boise in 1972. He graduated from Meridian High School, then obtained a BA in Marketing from Boise State University. He has over 20 ye....

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