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Mardi Gras in Kansas City


Mardi Gras Celebrations in Kansas City 2010:

Mardi Gras, (or Fat Tuesday to most) is the celebration before before Ash Wednesday, and is also called "Shrove Tuesday" or "Pancake Day". Most people associate Mardi Gras with New Orleans, but celebrations are found around the world...even in Kansas City. Head to one of these great Fat Tuesday celebrations.

Pardi Gras Pub Crawl:

With five participating bars (Brooksider, Hooper's, Lew's, Granfalloon, and The Well) the Pardi Gras Pub Crawl won't disappoint on February 16th. For a mere $5 (presale at party venues) you'll have access to all the venues and get a free bus ride to and fro---the fun starts @ 6pm, buses leave every 15 minutes starting @ 7 and last bus departs @ 1:15.

Martini Gras at Martini Corner 2010:

The Martini Corner hosts their own 'Martini Gras' on Saturday, February 13th from 8pm-?.

The four bars of the Martini Corner will celebrate with drink specials all night (think $3 shots and $4 hurricanes) and guarantees a great time.

Visit the Martini Corner website for details.

Beads and the Blues:

The 19th Annual Kansas City Blues Society Pub crawl teams up with Westport this year on February 16th for their Beads and the Blues celebration.

Listen to some serious blues at local jam spots including Kelly's, Blaynet's, Harpos', ONE80, Darkhorse, Firefly, McCoy's and the Foundry.

Visit the Kansas City Blues Society Website for details.

Beads, Balconies and Bands at Power and Light:

The KCP&L's will have two Mardi Gras events in 2010. Their Mardi Gras Festival on February 13th, features live music, entertainment and over 30,000 beads thrown. This no cover event will have Mardi Gras specials at participating venues throughout the district, as well as musical guests Pomeroy (on stage at 8pm).

On February 16th, Shark Bar and McFadden's team up to host the KC Live! Balcony Garden Party. $2 specials all night.

Jazz Lousiana Kitchen:

Both locations (39th Street and Legend's at Village West) will celebrate Fat Tuesday the only way they know how with live bands, thousands of beads, and all the Hurricanes, and Rum Runners you can muster. course THE FOOD!

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