Your Go-To Guide For Mardi Gras Events in Nashville

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Are you contemplating how to celebrate Mardi Gras or ‘Fat Tuesday’ with your friends this year? Nashville has all kinds of events and parties planned, starting as early as this weekend, and #TheHouse is geared up and ready to please! Here is your line up for top Mardi Gras festivities happening in the one and only Music City Nashville!

Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday Events in Nashville

Let’s Mardi Party | Cajun Steamer

February 25th 11:00AM-10:00PM

It’s going to be another wild time at Cajun Steamer this year! More drinks, food, and live music than you can even imagine. It’s their favorite day of the year and it’s happening on the 25th!

There will be $5 Hurricanes, $5 Hand Grenades, $2 Jello Shots, Happy Hour Food & Drink deals, and much more! Plus, Admiral Phunk Band will be playing from 3pm-7pm, followed by DJ Luck-E from 7pm-close.

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Mardi Gras at Acme | Acme Feed & Seed

February 21st-25th, ALL DAY

Just because we’re not in New Orleans, doesn’t mean the party ain’t happening, especially down at Acme, where they’ll be celebrating ALL WEEKEND LONG! Head down to Acme Feed & Seed for a full weekend of Mardi Gras fun including beads, New Orleans style food and drink specials, and plenty of live music from Friday, February 21st through Fat Tuesday, February 25th.

On Fat Tuesday they’ll kick the day off with live music starting at 12pm, including Big Easy Brunch, followed by New Orleans Americana act, Hill Country Devil presented by GEMS on VHS. Then plan on getting funky with more live music and a late night burlesque show by Madam Cooper and the Electric Cowgirls.

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Party Gras | Party Fowl

February 25th 11AM-10PM

This is a one day only event and you won’t want to miss it! Chef Bart channels his New Orleans roots to roll out a menu true to Mardi Gras (with a touch of Nashville Hot Chicken). There will be Zydeco music, Hurricanes, King Cake, Beignets, Smoked Chicken n’ Grits, Red Beans and Rice, Jambalaya, and their specialty Muf”fowl”etta!

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Mardi Gras Party | The Villager Tavern

February 25th 7PM-2:30AM

Celebrate Mardi Gras like only The Villager can! There will be Free Gumbo, Jambalaya, Boudin, Potato Salad, and King Cake. But it doesn’t stop there…just like Mardi Gras there will be beads and cups flying in the air! Catch a cup and get a FREE BEER!

Happy Hour on Craft Drafts ALL DAY! Blind Draw Tournament (7:30pm signup)! And Live Mardi Gras inspired Jazz by The Jazz Outfit starting at 9pm!

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Mardi Gras Bar Crawl | Multiple Locations

February 22nd 3PM-10PM

The Mardi Gras Bar Crawl is coming Saturday, February 22nd, 2020! Watch as Nashville is transformed into Bourbon Street for the biggest Mardi Gras celebration and party! Collect thousands of beads and drink SoCo Hurricanes! It's an incredible day of green, purple, and gold New Orleans style fun.


What’s Included:

  • Beads, beads, and more beads
  • Mardi Gras Masquerade mask! (1st 250 at registration)
  • 16oz Mardi Gras color changing stadium cup for your drinks
  • No cover at participating bars with tickets
  • Discounted food and drink specials at bars
  • Everyone dressed in outrageous Mardi Gras costumes
  • Group discounts of up to 25% off General Admission

Registration is from 3pm-5pm at Dawghouse Saloon.

Participating bars:

  • Dawghouse Saloon: 2 for $5 Jello Shots, $5 Kickin It Coolers, $5 Hurricane
  • Kung Fu Saloon (til 7pm): $4 PBR, $5 Blue Moon, $4 Yuengling, $6 wells
  • Live Oak: $4 Music City Light Drafts, $4 Yuengling Drafts, $5 Wells, $3 PBR-Busch Light-Busch-Natty Light Cans
  • Losers Bar & Grill: 2 for $5 Jello Shots, $5 Kickin It Coolers, $5 Mardi Margarita
  • Redneck Riviera: $5 wells, $5 drafts, $5 party shots
  • Tailgate Brewers: Specials coming soon!
  • Winners Bar & Grill: 2 for $5 Jello Shots, $5 Kickin It Coolers, $5 Bead Thrower

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Music City Mardi Gras | Woolworth on 5th

February 21st 7PM-11PM

They’re bringing The Big Easy to Music City! Celebrate Mardi Gras in Nashville with the Brassville Brass Band and special guest.

Enjoy some Mardi Gras vibes locally here in Nashville. From Fried Shrimp and Jambalaya to Hurricanes and Hand Grenades, Woolworth has got you covered! Come early for cocktail hour, then sit back and enjoy a special Performance from the Brassville Brass Band, featuring special guest performances with soundtrack by DJ Wrightful.

Complimentary beads and masquerade mask while supplies last. Mardi Gras attire encouraged but not required.

General Admission Tickets available for $20.00. VIP Reserved couches are available.

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Music City Week | Nashville Underground

February 25th-28th

Join in on 2020 Mardi Gras week at Nashville Underground from February 25th-28th! They’re bringing the Bourbon Street energy to Broadway for the biggest Mardi Gras celebration and party. Collect some beads, memories, and drinks ALL WEEK!

It’s going to be an incredible week of green, purple, and gold New Orleans style fun! There will be Live Music, and drink specials all week long. Celebrate Bourbon Style with friends and family at Nashville Underground this year!

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Mardi Gras Punch Week | Rebar

February 25th-29th

The Big Easy can’t have all the fun! Celebrate Fat Tuesday the entire week with $5 Mardi Gras Punch at Rebar in midtown. They’ll get the good times rolling starting Tuesday, February 25th and keep the party rolling until February 29th. It’s going to be a mighty Mardi Gras time!

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Wassail Mardi Gras Festival | Diskin Cider

February 21st 4PM-11PM

Get ready for their second Annual Wassail Mardi Gras Festival in honor of a good apple harvest! They’ll be celebrating all night with King Cake, Cajun food specials and Live Cajun Music from 7-10 pm by Goose Downing & The Delicious Blues Stew.

The most festive duo of the night will be crowned King and Queen of Wassail Fest. Diskin will also be releasing a very special brand-new tasting room exclusive cider as well as welcoming WeHo back to the cidery! This is a FREE all-ages event!

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Tex-Mex Mardi Gras | Kimbro’s Pickin’ Parlor

February 24th 7PM-10PM

Just your classic, run of the mill Mardi Gras party with Los Swamp Monsters who will be bringing their own brand of boogie! If you’re in search of some good tunes and a great atmosphere, head on over to The Legendary Kimbro’s Pickin’ Parlor Monday, February 24th for a night of fun!

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Rooftop Mardi Gras with Cwiz & Darryl Jaye | Hard Rock Café

February 22nd 9PM-2AM

Wear your mask and beads and head to Hard Rock’s rooftop to celebrate Mardi Gras in style this year with Cwiz and Darryl Jaye! Be sure to get there early because this is going to be a packed event.

Free mask for the first 200 people. Tickets are $20.00 at the door.

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