27th Annual Gloucester Mardi Gras

27th Annual Gloucester Mardi Gras

476 Pigott Rd, Gloucester, NC 28528-9346, United States | (252) 729-8021

February 16, 2019 | 11:00 am-6:00 pm

The 27th Annual Gloucester Mardi Gras, named North Carolina’s best February destination by Our State magazine, will take place on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 at the Gloucester Community Club (476 Pigott Rd, Gloucester, NC 28528) from 11 – 6pm. Sponsored by Unknown Tongues Cajun Zydeco band, Gloucester Mardi Gras features Cajun/ Zydeco bands as well as old time and roots rock. Live music and dancing goes on all day, including a children’s King and Queen march and Zydeco dance around 3pm to the Unknown Tongues.

Seafood gumbo (all local), chicken and sausage gumbo, red beans and rice, and deep-fried turkey is served early afternoon, announced by the “Fool’s Procession.” Attendees are welcome to bring side dishes.

Feathered mask-making is available for kids and grownups alike. Costumes are welcome! In the community spirit of Southwest Louisiana’s rural Mardi Gras, this event is open and free to the public, made possible by your cash or food donations. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Gloucester Community Club’s Woodrow and Mary Dudley Price Scholarship for graduating high school seniors. Donations can be made on site or online (www.unknowntongues.com/gmg.htm.

For more information, contact Bryan or Barbara (252-729-8021), or see www.unknowntongues.comandwww.facebook.com/unknowntongues/. The good times will roll, rain or shine!