Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler as Eureka Gras returns for 2019!

The annual Eureka Gras Mardi Gras Extravaganza has officially started in Eureka Springs! Join in the fun, watch the parade, get a taste of New Orleans, dress up and join the masquerade. It is all about having a good time at Eureka Springs Mardi Gras hosted by the Krewe of Krazo. Check out these Eureka Gras events gonig on from now through March!

The theme of the 2019 Eureka Gras’ celebration is Comic Book Characters. From January 12th – March 5th,  Eureka Gras will bring the good times to Eureka Springs!

Here are just a few highlights of what is to come:

January 23rd and 30th
Umbrella Decorating
A fun and casual gathering. Join us during one of our Umbrella Decorating Parties. Everyone gets the chance to decorate their own Umbrella and create some Mardi Gras spirit. Dates and locations vary, click here for more information.

February 21st
Starting at 5:30 pm in the Crescent Hotel Conservatory is the annual ArtiGras Palette to Palette. $45 will get you a night of painting and Eureka Gras fun! Click here for more information.

February 23rd
Eureka Gras Lights & Sound Night Parade
Join us downtown at 6 pm for our night lights and sound parade at 6 pm in downtown Eureka Springs. Themed floats, walkers, and dancers will parade through downtown Eureka to the sound of Mardi Gras music.

February 23rd
Black Light Ball
This year’s Coronation Ball starts at 6 pm at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center. The Coronation Ball is a Grand Royal Procession followed by dinner and dancing with music by Doghouse Daddy.

Black Light Ball

February 23rd
Black Light Ball
Dance the night away at the annual Black Light Ball! This glow spectacular includes DJ Testube pulsing out beats all night long, body artists ready to paint the glow on you and dancers lit up with glow lights. Pizza bites will be served through the night and bar will be open!

March 1st
Jokers’ Masquerade Ball
A Fabulous costume ball that fills the Eureka Springs Convention Center. We have a Royal Mini Parade, buffet, dancing, and costume contest.

Jokers’ Masquerade Ball

March 2nd
Eureka Gras Costume Day Parade
A themed parade that goes through Downtown Eureka Springs. The Royalty will be there, along with themed floats, walkers, bands, dancers, and animals. The parade is led by the Krewe of Barkus.

March 3rd
Jazz Brunch
Enjoy fine dining at the Jazz Champagne Brunch in the Crystal Dining Room at the world famous Crescent Hotel. Feast on food, fun, music, and join in on the 2nd line dance.

St. Liz Cajun King Cake Ball

March 5th
St. Liz Cajun King Cake Ball
Held on Fat Tuesday, the St. Liz Cajun King Cake Ball is a local favorite! The public is invited to join in this celebratory event which will be capped off by “the largest King Cake in Arkansas!” The evening will include dancing to the music of the Naturally Brass jazz combo from Bentonville, from 6:30 to 10 PM. The center will be lavishly decorated in the Mardi Gras theme. An authentic Louisiana dinner is included in the ticket price, a cash bar is also available.


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