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OWA Mardi Gras Parade & Party ft. Krewe Du Cirque

Feb. 27

2-8pm

It’s a Mardi Gras Parade & Party featuring Krewe Du Cirque this Joe Cain Day in Downtown OWA!

Are you ready to let the good times roll? Grab your masks and beads because we’re celebrating in style with a fully decked-out float parade led by the Krewe Du Cirque of Foley, as well as a colorful second line. Join us at OWA on Joe Cain Day (Feb. 27) for a Mardi Gras parade and party you won’t want to miss.

Schedule of Events:

2:00-4:00 — Troy Laz Band at OWA Island
2:00-5:00 
— Kids Activities near Splash Pad & Clash eSports Center
2:00-6:00 — Free Face Painting near Clash eSports Center
2:00-8:00 — Food Truck near Clash eSports Center
4:00-6:00 — Doctor Zarr’s Amazing Funk Monster at OWA Island
4:30-5:30 — 2nd Line Parade throughout Downtown OWA
6:00-7:00 — Krewe Du Cirque Mardi Gras Parade begins on South OWA Blvd. and will travel through Downtown OWA
7:00-8:00 — Doctor Zarr’s Amazing Funk Monster at OWA Island

The epic celebration begins at 2pm with a free live concert on OWA Island by Troy Laz Band, a one-of-a-kind, high energy band from New Orleans. Plus, we’ll have fun kids’ activities, a photo booth and a face painter. Head to the OWA Island at 4PM to check out Doctor Zarr’s Amazing Funk Monster, a high energy party cover band direct from Memphis, TN.  

Starting at 6pm, floats will travel the streets of Downtown OWA while partygoers line the sidewalks catching swag from above. And that’s not the only parade happening that night! Whether you’re riding on a float or watching from the street, either way, you can be a part of our second line parade on foot as we extend the fun with a special walking parade!

Stick around after the parade for even more Mardi Gras fun and live music! OWA’s Mardi Gras celebration is an entirely free and family-friendly event.

That’s not the only Mardi Gras fun happening at OWA this season. We also have two other parades leading up to Joe Cain Day. Join us for the Krewe Du Kidz and Puppy Gras walking parades!

Parade Map