Costume Balls… Parades… Beignet… Umbrella Second Lines….
Mardi Gras returns to Eureka Springs in 2023!


2023 Eureka Springs Mardis GrasThe 2023 Eureka Springs Mardi Gras has officially started in Eureka Springs! Eureka Springs Mardi Gras is put on by the various, unique Mardi Gras Krewes in Eureka Springs. This annual event is jam packed with parades, balls and events sure to bring cheer to your dark winter months. Join in the fun, dress up and get a taste of New Orleans. It is all about having a good time!!!

The theme of the 202e Eureka Gras’ celebration is Mardi Gras in the Mountains. From now through February 21st,  Eureka Springs Mardi Gras will bring the good times to Eureka Springs!

Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler!!

For a complete list of all Mardi Gras Events, CLICK HERE.

2023 Eureka Springs Mardi Gras Event Highlights


Krewe du Kork Steampunk Benefit Wine Dinner
January 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Krewe du Kork’s Steampunk Eureka Gras Benefit Wine Dinner at the NEW Basecamp Event Venue featuring local Chef Jonny Streety. With over 30 years in the restaurant industry, Jonny has performed alongside many of the gifted Chefs in the area. Johnny has spent the majority of his career working in restaurants in Eureka Springs and northwest Arkansas. He enjoys making trending and classical dishes with a southern homestyle flare. >> Click here to learn more.

Krewe of Krazo Coronation Ball
February 10 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The penultimate Eureka Springs society affair. Tickets only, Formal attire. Held at Crescent Hotel Crystal Dining Room. Cocktails served at 6:00 in Conservatory. Cash bar, doors to dining room open at 6:30pm. >> Click here for more.

Krewe of Krazo Night Parade
February 11 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The lights! The costumes! The floats… and more! It’s the Eureka Springs Night Parade, and it is all about family fun!!! >> Click here for more.

2023 Blacklight Ball
February 11 @ 7:00 pm – February 12 @ 12:00 am
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! >> Click here for more.

ESSA Arti-Gras Palette to Palate
February 10 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join the Eureka Springs School of the Arts in celebrating Mardi Gras with our special ArtiGras event: Palette to Palate 2023! Guests will be using an 11 x 14 canvas to create their very own Mardi Gras mask piece of art! With Jessica Cummings as our guide, party-goers can choose from an array of provided colors, feathers and sparkles to customize their art to their very own style. Feel free to bring any materials from home to add to your piece and show off your unique personality! >> Click here for more.

Krewe of Krazo Masquerade Ball
February 10 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Kraziest, most well costumed Mardi Gras Ball in the Ozarks. Welcome to the Krewe of Krazo’s famous Masquerade Ball! Held at the Inn of the Ozarks, doors open at 6:00pm. Cash bar; tickets required at a cost of $60.00 per person. Open to the public; doors to ballroom open at 6:45. Royal Court presentation followed by DJ dancing and food. Dress in Theme: Ancient Roman Legends! Check for available tickets (we are almost sold out)! >> Click here for more.

Krewe of Krazo Day Parade
February 18 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Ozarks biggest Mardi Gras Parade! Bring your Friends, bring your Family… bring the spirit of Eureka Springs Mardi Gras! >> Click here for more.

Jazz Brunch
February 19 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
The famous Crescent Jazz Brunch. A lovely affair with wonderful, brunchy delights!
>> Click here for more.

Krewe de la Joie Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Masquerade Party
February 21 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Help us celebrate Mardi Gras with this year’s theme ‘Anything Goes’. Dazzle us with your finest frockery! Cash bar with cocktails starting at 6pm and dinner served at 7pm. Live music by Terri and Brett. >> Click here for more.


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