It’s time to let the good times roll. The annual Mardi Gras celebration at The Original Farmers Market is back and kicks off Friday, Feb. 9 at 7p.m. and continues all weekend long, including Fat Tuesday, Feb. 13.
An exciting line-up of New Orleans and Zydeco bands, including Alligator Beach, Kenny Sara & The Sounds of New Orleans, Crawdaddio, Rhythm Krewe and the Nervis Bros, will entertain revelers.
Enjoy authentic Southern cooking from The Gumbo Pot and don’t miss its beignet pop-up on the Plaza. EB’s Beer & Wine will have a great selection of New Orleans brews including Abita Purple Haze, Abita Jockamo Juicy IPA and Abita Strawberry Lager. El Granjero Cantina will be celebrating with their $9 Mardi Gras nachos and $9 Raspberry Hibiscus cocktail (valid Feb. 9-13). Sticker Planet is giving away a free confetti or Mardi Gras sticker, available in store Feb. 10 only.
Don’t forget to register dogs into the Mutti Gras Pet Parade & Costume Contest. Prizes will be awarded to the best dressed King and Queen.
For information, visit farmersmarketla.com/events. The Original Farmers Market is located at 6333 W. Third St.