PLENTY OF TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR THE MARDI GRAS BALL!
Tuesday, February 9th is the date for the 17th Annual Clarendon-Courthouse Mardi Gras Parade… and our First-Ever Mardi Gras Ball! Our parade starts at 7pm and is the largest in the DC area–we are expecting more than 30 entrants this year. The parade runs on Wilson Blvd from N. Barton St. to N. Irving St. The Mardi Gras Ball, which will be held from 7-11 pm at the Clarendon Ballroom is a ticketed event.
We have a great musical double bill planned. Yamomanem Jazz Band goes first, then comes 8 Ohms Band. Between sets, we plan to announce a King and Queen of the Ball. We’ll have traditional Louisiana food, and a variety of beverages. Parade participants can get discounted ball tickets, and for Parade participants with cars or floats, parking is available at the St. Charles Borromeo Church, one block from the Clarendon Ballroom. Proceeds help offset parade costs and also benefit St. Charles Church.
The Clarendon Courthouse Mardi Gras Parade is a family-friendly event, and it’s big fun. Thousands of local residents and visitors will line the parade route along Wilson Boulevard from North Barton Street to Washington Boulevard. Participating in the parade is a great way to have fun–participants can wear masks, dress completely inappropriately, and throw stuff at people. What’s not to like? (And it also happens to be a wonderful and inexpensive way to showcase your group, business, musical talents or whatever else, to cheering throngs).
We’re looking forward to seeing you on February 9!h! Laissez les bons temps rouler!
|1||Batala Washington||Marching group||Yes||20||1|
|2||USPP Horse Mounted Unit/The HOOFS Fund||Group with animals||No||12 + 3 horses||1|
|3||mix107.3||Car or truck||No||2||1|
|4||whitlow's on wilson||Trailer-mounted float||Yes||20||1|
|5||Arlington Food Assistance Center||Car or truck||No||20||1|
|6||Clarendon Animal Care||Group with animals||No||10-15||1|
|7||Arlington County's Car-Free Diet||Marching group||No||15||1|
|8||Krewe of Xenia||Car or truck||Yes||15||1|
|9||Homeward Trails Animal Rescue||Group with animals||No||15||1|
|10||Arlington Independent Media||Car or truck||No||10||1|
|11||Mac's donuts||Car or truck||No||3-5||1|
|12||Wylie Wagg||Group with animals||No||25||1|
|13||Tinkus Tiataco USA||Other||Yes||50||1|
|14||Reelect Libby Garvey for County Board||Marching group||No||10||1|
|15||Time for a Walk||Group with animals||No||20||1|
|16||Bakeshop||Car or truck||No||3-5||1|
|17||Salay Pasion Bolivia USA||Marching band/musical group||Yes||30||2|
|18||Clear Conscience||Car or truck||No||15||2|
|19||Erik4Arlington Campaign Committee||Car or truck||Yes||15||2|
|20||Arlington Initiative to Rethink Energy||Marching group||No||5||2|
|21||Owen family krewe||Trailer-mounted float||Don't know||18||2|
|22||Bobby McKey's Dueling Piano Bar||Other vehicles||Yes||10||2|
|23||Weichert Arlington||Car or truck||Don't know||Maybe 10||2|
|24||CASUAL ADVENTURE||Car or truck||Don't know||10||3|
|25||Burke & Herbert Bank||Marching group||No||10||3|
|26||Ballou Band||Marching band/musical group||Yes||80||3|
|27||LSU DC Alumni Chapter - Krewe of LSU||Marching group||No||40||3|
|28||Garfield Park||Car or truck||Don't know||3||3|
|29||THE Local Massage Therapist||Car or truck||No||5||3|
|31||Cherrydale Volunteer Fire Department||Other Vehicles||No||15||4|
|32||Arlington County EMS||Other vehicles||No||8||4|