2023 Guide for Mardi Gras Celebration in Denver, Colorado

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This year, Mardi Gras will take place on Tuesday, February 21, 2023. Are you looking for a fun way to celebrate? If you’re in Denver, there are several great events that you can choose.

Mardi Gras Party & Crawfish Boil

Diebolt Brewing is having their annual Mardi Gras party and crawfish boil on Saturday, February 25, 2023 at 3 pm. Be sure to pre-order your crawfish before they are sold out.

The Crawfish Boil begins at 1 am. You can expect lots of beads and lots of beers. Be sure to come hungry because there will be plenty of gumbo and king cakes to go along with the crawfish.

You can also expect to enjoy some live music. Badda Boom Brass Band will be there at 2:30 pm. Enjoy hearing lots of Zydeco.

Denver Mardi Gras Festival 7 Deadly Sins

On February 25, 2023, Denver Mardi Gras Festival will be coming to the Exdo Center. Approximately 2,000 people are expected to attend. That makes it a big deal – 2,000 people 10,000 beads and 30,000 square feet of space in which to play make this a very big deal.

In case you’re wondering, the 7 deadly sins addressed here are

  • Mini casinos
  • An arcade
  • A hall of mirrors
  • A Voodoo bar
  • Courtyard cafe
  • A brothel
  • Grand Krewe VIP Area

Dress to impress. Gold, purple and green are the traditional colors of Mardi Gras. Guests are encouraged to wear masks and feathers.

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The entertainment will include

  • 40 Foot Video Wall
  • 32 Foot Video Stage
  • 14 foot buildings with full balconies and hidden courtyards
  • 12 foot Voodoo dolls
  • Interactive booths
  • Mardi Gras parade

Live bands will be there playing dance hits, hip hop and Mardi Gras favorites. Hit the dance floor and dance the night away.

Other festivities will include

  • Party Panda
  • Balloon tying
  • Ally Alligator & Dancing Heads
  • Jesters
  • Drum leaders
  • Aerialists
  • Dancers
  • Burlesque
  • Face painters
  • Tarot readers
  • Jugglers
  • Magicians
  • Drag Troops
  • Chateau Kitten
  • Lifestyle lounge meet & greet
  • Confession booth

The bar will serve several liquor specials. You can pair them with delectable foods you can enjoy in the courtyard.

Ticket holders must be 21+.

Denver Harlequins Mardi Gras 2023

On Saturday, February 18, 2023, Denver Harlequins Rugby Club is having their Annual Mardi Gras fundraiser. This will be held at Town Hall Collaborative. Your ticket will include appetizers and an Open Bar.

Pelican Bay Mardi Gras Celebration

Have some Mardi Gras fun at the lake! Pelican Bay at Cherry Creek is having a Mardi Gras Celebration. There will be a crawfish boil. Your ticket includes is the dinner feast with the crawfish and more provided by Pitstop BBQ.

Live entertainment will be provided by Tony Trahan and The Blue Krewe. They play a mix of Swampy Louisiana Rock Music from the bayous of South Louisiana. You’ll hear Zydeco, some swampy Bayou Blues, Mardi Gras hits and New Orleans Funk.

They will have a mask making station so you can look like Mardi Gras. If you’re interested in getting a Mardi Gras costume, T-shirt or accessories, click here to find a great selection.

Denver Hotel Deals

If you’d like to visit Denver during Mardi Gras, you should consider the following hotels. Click on our links to discover ways to save on your stay.