Mardi Gras 2016 in NYC

Where to celebrate Mardi Gras in NYC

Mardi Gras in NYC

Mardi Gras is the custom of power-loading your gluttonous behavior into one night before Ash Wednesday (hence the name Fat Tuesday). The first Mardi Gras in America was celebrated in Mobile, Alabama (then the capital of French Louisiana). New Orleans has become known as the capital of Mardi Gras, but if you can’t make it to The Big Easy, you can catch the New Orleans flavor, party atmosphere or live jazz right here in NYC. This year’s Fat Tuesday is Tuesday, February 9, 2016. Facebook users, check out our Mardi Gras flyer gallery.  Below are some party suggestions for celebrating Mardi Gras NYC. Laissez les bon temps rouler!


mardigras_bourbonstreet2016Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Fat Tuesday
$4 Bud Lights, $5 Hurricanes, $6 Abitas, $10 Poboys With Zapps Voodoo Potato Chips ($3 on their own), $12 Jambalaya plates, $5 King Cake slices, and tons of beads and giveaways.
Special Mardi Gras DJ from 5pm – 10pm.
RSVP via facebook
Bourbon Street Bar & Grille
346 W. 46th St. (between 8th & 9th Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 245-2030

mardigras2016_tgwhitneysTuesday, February 9, 2016
Mardi Gras at T.G. Whitney’s
$5 hurricanes, $4 beers
$3 voodoo shots
$4 Fireball shots
The best of New Orleans zydeco music (via ipod)
Beads, beads beads! Lots of free beads
T-shirt giveaways
Food Specials
T.G. Whitney’s

244 E. 53rd St. (between Second & Third Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 888-5772

mardigras_divebar2016Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Mardi Gras at Dive Bar
annual Mardi Gras Celebration
RSVP via facebook
Featuring live music by Street Beat Brass Band
an outstanding tap list

Dive Bar
732 Amsterdam Ave. (96th St.)
New York, NY
(212) 749-4358

March and “second line” lead by Street Beat Brass Band up to:

Broadway Dive
2262 Broadway (between 101st & 102nd St.)
New York, NY
(212) 856-2662

mardigras_newyorkbeerco2016Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Mardi Gras at New York Beer Company

2 for 1 Abita drafts
$5 hurricanes

plus Cajun kitchen specials
swag giveaways and beads, beads, beads
RSVP via facebook
New York Beer Company
321 W. 44th St. (between 8th & 9th Ave.)
New York, NY
212-245-BEER (2337)

mardigras2016_overlookTuesday, February 9, 2016
Mardi Gras at Overlook

Cajun themed Mardi Gras party
exotic food & drink menu
225 E. 44th St.
(between Second & Third Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 682-7266


mardigras_parksidelounge2016Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Mardi Gras at Parkside Lounge

2 sets by Zulu Kings
Serving Hurricanes all night long
Parkside Lounge
317 E. Houston St. (Attorney St.)
New York, NY
(212) 673-6270

churchill_tavernTuesday, February 9, 2016
Pancake Day at The Churchill Tavern
Shrove Tuesday, aka Mardi Gras, is known as Pancake Day in the U.K.
The St. George Society of NY is hosting a Pancake Day party at The Churchill, featuring complimentary British-style pancakes and extended happy hour specials.
Free for members, $20 for non-members [purchase]
RSVP here or via facebook
The Churchill Tavern
45 E. 28th St. (Park Ave. S.)
New York, NY.
(646) 476-8419

Tuesday, February 9, 2016mardigras_houseofbrews2016
Mardi Gras at The House of Brews
Featuring Cajun-inspired kitchen specials

Abita beer specials
RSVP via eventbrite
The House of Brews
302 W. 51st St. (Eighth Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 541-7080

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Mardi Gras Party at 3 Sheets Saloon
with Abita Beer
Half price beers
including Abita Grapefruit IPA & Purple Haze all nightabita-beer
free giveaways
3 Sheets Saloon
134 W. 3rd St. (Sixth Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 777-1733

Mardi Gras “Fat Twosday” with The Dirty Water Dogs
New York’s The Dirty Water Dogs perform a unique mix of rollicking zydeco, blues, cajun, funk and heartfelt originals. As would expect, they are in high demand on Mardi Gras, and thus will be performing a double header:

mardigras_beer-authority2016Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Mardi Gras
with The Dirty Water Dogs

Beer Authority
300 W. 40th St. (Eighth Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 510-8415


and then…mardigras_barchord2016a

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Mardi Gras
$3 Abita all night
live music by
The Dirty Water Dogs

Bar Chord
1008 Cortelyou Rd. (between Stratford & Coney Island Ave.)
Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, NY
(347) 240-6033

mardigras2016_ulyssesTuesday, February 9, 2016
Mardi Gras at Ulysses’

Bourbon Street meets Stone Street
Cajun food
Buy any Abita beer, get beads

95 Pearl St. / 58 Stone St.
New York, NY
(212) 482-0400

Tuesday, February 9, 2016mardigras_bbkings-george-clinton2016
Mardi Gras at B.B. King’s
4th Annual Funky Fat Tuesday Celebration
with George Clinton
Tickets $39.50 in advance, $45 day of show
Doors Open 6pm, Showtime 8pm
B.B. King’s
237 W. 42 St.  (between 7th & 8th Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 997-4144

mardigras2016_dorriansTuesday, February 9, 2016
Mardi Gras at Dorrian’s

$4 cannonball shots all night
Fat Tuesday karaoke
1616 Second Ave. (84th St.)
New York, NY
(212) 772-6660

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Mardi Gras at Radengast Hall

music with Emily Asher‘s Garden Party
Nawlin’s drink and food specials


Radegast Hall & Biergarten
113 N 3rd St. (Berry St.)
Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY
(718) 963-3973

mardigras_brooklyn-bowl2016Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Elise Testone’s Happy Funk’n Mardi Gras
with Outerborough Brass Band
and featuring:
Trey Cooper, James Casey (TAB), Jay Jennings (Snarky Puppy, Matthew Hartnett (Ms. Lauryn Hill), Bob Lanzetti (Snarky Puppy), Adam Fallen (Skylar Grey), Antoine Katz (Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles), Sydney Driver (Rhythm & Stealth), and Sami Stevens
Performing the music of The Meters, Allen Toussaint, Tower Of Power, Dr. John, James Brown, & more
RSVP via facebook
$12 admission [tickets]
Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Ave. (between N. 11th & N. 12th St.)
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
(718) 963-3369

mardigras_the-hall-brooklyn2016Tuesday, February 9, 2016
CEG & Nolafunk Presents
1st Annual New Orleans Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday Party & Crawfish Boil

featuring Jambalaya Brass Band
$15 General admission [tickets]
$35 admission + crawfish boil [tickets]
doors 6pm, show 7pm
The Hall at MP
470 Driggs Ave.
Brooklyn, NY


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