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Bring the whole family to celebrate Mardi Gras, Keystone style!


Keystone is throwing a Mardi Gras Party and you are invited! Come celebrate Mardi Gras in the Rockies with the entire family at Keystone Resort. Bring your beads, costumes, and of course your appetite to try all the delicious gumbo Keystone has to offer. Get your taste buds ready and your dancing shoes on, as you taste the best gumbo in Keystone while listening to free live music by Bourbon Street Hurricane. Kids will be excited for free face painting, and the whole crew will want to stop by the photo booth to capture this memorable afternoon!

For adults, tickets are just $12 in advance, $15 at the gate and will get you unlimited tastes and once you have given them all a try be sure to cast your vote for People’s Choice!  Want to bring the kids along? Kid’s tickets are $5 in advance and $8 at the gate. Kid’s will get their own kids choice ticket for their favorite gumbo. See you at Keystone for a Mardi Gras Party you and the whole family will enjoy!

Schedule of Events:

  • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Gumbo Tasting, Gumbo Competition, Salida Circus, Photo Booth, Face Painting, and Costume Contest
  • 3:30 pm – 4:00pm: Village Second Line / Parade Opening by Bourbon Street Hurricanes
  • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm: FREE Live Music by Bourbon Street Hurricanes
  • 5:00 pm: Gumbo Winners Announced

Keystone is excited to welcome Bourbon Street Hurricanes to this year’s Fat Tuesday celebration! Bourbon Street Hurricanes is an authentic, mobile, second line marching band, comprised of traditional New Orleans Mardi Gras favorites and gospel and blues and funky renditions of your favorite selections from the Crescent City. This group was invented to perform as an actual second line wedding march and that is what you will hear parading through Keystone on Mardi Gras!

River Run Events Plaza
140 Ida Belle Dr
Keystone, CO 80435
(970) 423-8980

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