2017 San Diego Events & Mardi Gras Calendar
San Diego’s Mardi Gras parade is a large and almost overwhelming event. It seems to be much more of street party than a formal “parading event” for krewes and secret societies.
mardi gras day -The gaslamp Quarter
FAT TUESDAY, February 28, 2017
5:00pm to Midnight (approx.)
Masquerade Fat Tuesday Parade
an Diego’s nationally recognized Mardi Gras celebration will be bringing over-the-top glitz, glam, floats, BEADS and vivacious energy to San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter on FAT TUESDAY, February 28th, 2017 from 5:00 PM to midnight. Celebrate with over 20,000 revelers at one of the biggest music and parade festivals the West Coast has ever seen!
The 2017 Gaslamp Quarter Mardi Gras Parade & Celebration will be one for the books with the most extravagant parade we have offered in 23 years – More confetti, more dancers, and more BEADS than ever before! The streets will erupt with music and cheering crowds calling for as the parade kicks-off featuring awesome floats, stilt walkers, eye-candy cars, performers, sexy samba dancers. Be sure to catch the huge finale of the parade as the spectacular final float parks and becomes the roaring stage for the rest of the night.
San Diego Feature Stories
Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp - A Brief History of San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter
I have visited San Diego, but not for Mardi Gras. As a result some of this information has been taken from the Gaslamp Quarter Association, the San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau, and other sources.