San Diego's longest running Mardi Gras street festival, the 19th Annual Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp, is shaking things up to unmask an all new Fat Tuesday extravaganza on February 12, 2013 from 5:00 to 11:00 PM.
Envision an immersive Mardi Gras celebration with an emphasis on a diverse live entertainment menu curated in partnership by Belly Up Productions and Peter Oliver Productions (Gator by the Bay), featuring an electrifying talent lineup ranging from local, regional and national zydeco, blues and rock bands, electronic and house music DJs, dance crews, acrobats and visual artists on four captivating stages. There will be light and art projections in elaborate and outrageous themes and interactive musical processions to create a whimsical atmosphere through the venue to plunge Mardi Gras revelers into a wonderland of surprises at every twist and turn.
Tickets into this fantasy world of masks, illusions, entertainment and beads will be $40 in advance and $50 at the gates, which include in and out access to the event and surrounding Gaslamp Quarter area. Attendees must be 21 years or older and have a valid photo ID to enter. Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp Dinner Packages, as well as Hotel Packages, featured in establishments inside and outside of the event footprint will also be available. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call 619.233.5227.