If beads, boas and Bourbon street are calling your name, Mardi Gras is right around the corner. Keep reading to find out ways to celebrate Mardi Gras in Tuscaloosa!
1. Fleet Feet: Mardi Gras Fun Run
Looking to get your sweat on? Fleet Feet is hosting its own Mardi Gras Fun Run. Enter on their website to earn your beads, for every lap you complete on the course you’ll earn a strand of beads. When you’re done, cash in your beads to get the chance to win Saucony Endorphin Speeds. With post-run king cakes and drinks, you’ll feel like a winner no matter what.
- Location: 2218 University Blvd Unit B, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
- When: 6PM | Tuesday, February 21st
2. Catch 22
Indulge in all the New Orleans classics such as Hurricane Infusions, absinthe shots and so much more at Catch 22. This laid-back cocktail bar will offer all the Mardi Gras specials this Fat Tuesday.
3. King Cake at Edgar’s Bakery
Indulge on all the New Orleans classics such as Hurricane Infusions, absinthe shots and so much more at Catch 22. This laid-back cocktail bar will offer all the Mardi Gras specials this Fat Tuesday.
- Location: 1653 McFarland N Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
- Hours: Monday-Saturday, 7AM-5PM | Closed Sunday
4. Druid City Pride: Fat Tuesday Happy Hour
Grab your beads and beverages- hosted by Druid City Pride, Icon is celebrating the end of the carnival season and Mardi Gras with a Fat Tuesday happy hour.
5. Mystic Krewe of the Druids Bal Masque
One of the biggest Mardi Gras celebrations in Tuscaloosa is the Mystic Krewe of the Druids (MKD) Bal Masque, or masked ball. Bama Theater in downtown Tuscaloosa will be hosting this glamorous 90’s themed event. With donations through Bal Masque, MKD is committed to the physical and financial support of Five Horizons Health Services.