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Family Gras

February 6-8, 2015

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A CELEBRATION OF  CARNIVAL AND FAMILY
  

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Family Gras VIP imageBegininng January 2015 purchase VIP Royal Pass for the ultimate Family Gras experience...Fee applies for ages over 2 years - premium stage viewing, VIP food & beverage access and more! Purchase at Ticketmaster.com through Thursday, February 5, 2015, thereafter tickets will be available on site -- cash only.  


Family Gras is the perfect getaway for family. Family Gras traditionally takes place on the neutral ground (median) of Veterans Memorial Boulevard across from Lakeside Shopping Center in Metairie, Louisiana. An ideal location to see the pageantry of Mardi Gras and enjoy the outdoor concerts with Live Music on the Festival Plaza Main Stage by National Artists and Louisiana's own.

FREE concerts, FREE Mardi Gras parades! Fabulous Flambeau Food Court & Beverage Zones, Kid-friendly activities, an Art Market and more. If you prefer an "up close & personal" experience with backstage access and premium stage viewing, access to VIP food & beverage, the VIP Royal Pass is available annually for purchase online at Ticketmaster.com.

THANKS TO OUR 2014 SPONSORS...

 

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"THROW ME SOMETHING, MISTER!" 
PARADES DURING FAMILY GRAS:
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Friday, February 6 the celebration kicks off with the Krewe of Excalibur Parade arriving at Festival Site approximately 8:00 p.m.

 

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Saturday, February 7 is the traditional pageantry of the Krewe of Caesar Parade arriving at Festival Site approximately 7:00 p.m

 




FAMILY GRAS FESTIVAL GROUNDS:

  • No Outside Food & Beverage Allowed

  • No Pets Allowed

  • No Skateboards Allowed

  • No Bikes on grounds (bike racks will be available)

Family Gras Past Entertainers

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Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Family Gras Doodle Bops

The Doodlebops

Family Gras The Drifters

The Drifters

Family Gras Starship

Starship featuring Mickey Thomas

Family Gras Here Come The Mummies

Here Come the Mummies

Family Gras Jesse

Jesse McCartney


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VIP ROYAL PASSES 
VIP Area Family Gras


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   Family Gras Face Painting


Family Gras Food Court
            Louisiana fare at the Flambeau Court
      



 Family Gras Bob the Builder Float

  "Throw Me Something Mister"!


FG Costume  Costuming is encouraged!



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 Official Family Gras Poster

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