Top 5 Mardi Gras parties & ways to spend Fat Tuesday in Nashville, Tennessee

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Mardi Gras takes place this year on Tuesday, February 21, 2023, so it is quickly approaching.  Are you looking for a fun way to spend Mardi Gras this year in Nashville, Tennessee?  Well, luckily there are some great Mardi Gras events in Nashville!

1. Mardi Gras Party at The Bluebird Cafe

What could be a more iconic way to have a Nashville Mardi Gras than by spending it at the Bluebird Cafe?  There’ll be a Mardi Gras Party there this year with Les Kerr & The Bayou Band.  Kerr is a Bluebird Cafe favorite and has presented consecutive Mardi Gras concerts at the Bluebird Cafe since 1992. So you can enjoy great New Orleans Jazz from a popular performer.

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2. Nashville Predators Mardi Gras Night

The Nashville Predators will be playing the Vancouver Canucks on Fat Tuesday.  So there will be a Smashville Mardi Gras celebration at the game!  All fans in attendance get free Preds Gold beaded necklaces.  There will also be intermission performances by the Fat Tuesday Night Brassville band.

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3. Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Drag Show

City Winery Nashville will be hosting a special Mardi Gras-themed Drag Brunch.  They have a top-notch lineup of performers including Cya Inhale, Britney Banks, Shelby La Banks, Vidalia Anne Gentry, and Justine Cande Blair.  You can also enjoy a Hurricane drink specials and King Cakes.

The specialty brunch menu will first be available at 11:00 AM.  You’ll be able to enjoy great themed food and drinks like King Cakes and Hurricane drink specials.  There is also a full bar available with your favorite brunch cocktails.

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4. Mardi Gras at Scoreboard

This Mardi Gras, you can head to Scoreboard Bar on Music Valley Drive for their first seafood boil of the year!  Their Mardi Gras celebration includes:

  • Hurricane Drinks
  • Masks
  • Seafood
  • Appetizer Specials
  • Giveaways
  • Free Parking

For more information about Scoreboard, click here.

5. Mardi Gras with Admiral Phunk at Acme

Celebrate Fat Tuesday at Acme Feed & Seed with Admiral Phunk Brass Band and David Newbould.  Live music starts at 6:30 PM but Happy Hour will start at 4:30 PM.  There will be drink specials featuring Good People Hazy Snake IPA and Bacardi.

Find out more about Acme Feed and Seed here.