The largest Big Easy parade on the west coast returns with the 21st annual Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp on Fat Tuesday, February 17, from 5pm-12am! Get ready, as this nationally recognized Mardi Gras celebration will bring 16 blocks of sensory overload to San Diego's Gaslamp District with vivacious energy, glam floats, local celebrity dignitaries, bright lights and an explosive selection of music, including a DJ set by Snoop Dogg, aka DJ Snoopadelic! SanDiegoVille has 2 VIP tickets (a $200 value) to give away to one of our readers. Read on for details and be sure to enter.
Tickets to the Mardi Gras Celebration and Parade are available online and cost $35 for General Admission and $100 for VIP through February 16 and $40 for General Admission and $120 for VIP on the day of the event. By going VIP for an exclusive night complete with 4 complimentary beverages, discounted beverages in the VIP area, VIP entrance, VIP restrooms and much more! Love a deal? Purchase one of the dinner packages in advance for $50 which includes one general admission ticket plus a $30 food and beverage credit at participating restaurants or get the VIP Dinner Package in advance which includes one VIP ticket plus the $30 food and beverage credit. Attendees must be 21 years or older to enter.
Don't even think about driving downtown on the evening of Mardi Gras. Get a free ride to and from the event, as SanDiegoVille has partnered with Uber and Lyft to get first time users a credit for their first ride. For Uber, use promo code SDVILLE and receive a $30 credit for your first ride, and for Lyft, use promo code SANDIEGOVILLE and receive a $10 credit for your first ride.
Proceeds benefit the non-profit, Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit sdmardigras.com or call 619-233-5008.