Costume Balls… Parades… Beignet… Umbrella Second Lines….  Eureka Gras returns for 2020!

The 2020 Eureka Springs 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.

The theme of the 2020 Eureka Gras’ celebration is Fairytales, Fables and Folklore. From February 1 – February 25th,  Eureka Gras will bring the good times to Eureka Springs!

Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler!!

Don’t Miss these Great Mardi Gras Events

February 1 – 1 -3 PM

Taste of N’Awlins
The annual Taste of New Orleans (N’Awlins) takes you back to the French Quarter in New Orleans. Indulge in hot beignets and café au lait as you enjoy the sounds of a jazz trio. Come out and join us, and get a chance to meet the Royal Court.  >> Click here for more. 

February 1 – 6-9 PM
Krewe du Kork Harlequin Ball & Benefit Dinner
Krewe du Kork Harlequin Ball 2020 benefits the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow. This masquerade ball  is a night of fine food, wine and dancing. This event is sure to be amazing.   >> Click here for more.

February 6 – 5:30 PM
ArtiGras – Palate to Palette
Join us for the ArtiGras Palate to Palette on February 6th @ the Crescent Hotel in the conservatory! Rigdon will be leading the event and teaching you how to create a deconstructed (abstract) Mardi Gras painting. Tickets are $40 and include all art supplies, appetizers, wine and more.    >> Click here for more.

February 14 – 5:30-10:30 PM
Coronation Ball
The Coronation Ball is a cornerstone event during Eureka Springs Mardi Gras! The Ball includes a formal Royal Procession, and a traditional ceremony highlighting the transition of the King and Queen. All followed by a congratulatory celebration over dinner, which includes live music and dancing.  >> Click here for more.

February 15 – 6 PM
Eureka Springs Mardi Gras Parade of Lights
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.  >> Click here for more.

Black Light BallFebruary 15 – 7 PM
Black Light Ball
Dance the night away at the annual Black Light Ball! This glow spectacular includes a local DJ, 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!  >> Click here for more.

February 21 – 6 PM
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. This is the hottest event of the Mardi Gras season!  >> Click here for more.

2020 Eureka Springs Mardi Gras Day ParadeFebruary 22 – 2 PM
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.  >> Click here for more.

February 22 – 4 PM
Eureka Gras Costume Day Parade After Party
Stay downtown for a Eureka Springs Mardi Gras Day Parade After Party. Stop by Basin Spring Park for live Zydeco Music & Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler!!  >> Click here for more.

February 23 – 11 AM – 2 PM
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. Remember to bring your umbrellas for live entertainment, complimentary champagne and mimosas.  >> Click here for more.

St. Liz Cajun King Cake BallFebruary 25th 
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 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. This is the perfect end to the 2020 Eureka Springs Mardi Gras.

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