SFSL Mardi Gras
Our New Orleans style celebration brings ornate parade floats, Mardi Gras-themed décor, festive street entertainment and classic Cajun cuisine to Six Flags.
The Mardi Gras Festival and Parade runs July 7-22 on Wednesdays through Sundays and is included with theme park admission! Buy your tickets online in advance to save!
Our Mardi Gras parade rolls through the streets nightly at 7 P.M. Featuring eight authentic floats honoring a variety of themes. The parade weaves through the streets and brings the Big Easy to you! There's no shortage of beads, so make your way to the Palace Gardens and be ready to catch! The Mardi Gras Festival and Parade runs July 7-July 22 on Wednesdays through Sundays.
The party runs Wednesdays through Sundays, with Mardi Gras characters, including a jester, stilt walkers and New Orleans style musical entertainment. Have a taste for Cajun Cuisine?
We've got you covered with a Cajun buffet in the World's Fair Catering Grove, beignets, a shrimp boil, grilled sausage and desserts! Cool off with a classic Hurricane and Southern Comfort Sweet Tea. Stop by our shops in the Front Mall area to bring New Orleans home with jester-style hats, Mardi Gras t-shirts, and special novelty beads.
Why only catch beads when you can be the one throwing them!?
Members of all levels can reserve a spot on one of our eight authentic Mardi Gras floats to be a bead thrower! After a day of thrills, be sure to reserve your spot a day before your visit in order to experience this fun activity.
From special performers to an authentic parade, we're bringing Mardi Gras to you!
Learn all you need to know about our operating schedule and tips on how to have the best experience during Mardi Gras.
Frequently Asked Questions
Scroll down to see some of the frequently asked questions regarding our Mardi Gras Festival.
Does my Season Pass include the Mardi Gras Festival?
Yes! Your 2018 Season Pass or Membership includes admission to our amazing events like Fright Fest, Holiday in the Park, and our Mardi Gras Festival!
What festive foods will be available during Mardi Gras?
We're bringing Mardi Gras cuisine to Six Flags with sweet treats like a cajun buffet in the World's Fair Catering Grove, beignets, a shrimp boil, grilled sausage and desserts! Adults can cool off with Hurricanes and Southern Comfort Sweet Tea.
Where can I see the Mardi Gras entertainment including the Parade?
Our performers take to the streets of Palace Gardens at 2 p.m. to bring you New Orleans-style music and entertainment including jesters and jugglers. Our Mardi Gras Parade kicks off at 7 P.M. and weaves through the Park. The parade route is marked in the Park so you can make your plan in between checking out our amazing coasters.
When is the Mardi Gras Festival taking place?
Our Mardi Gras Festival begins on July 7 and runs through July 22. Please note -- there is no Mardi Gras festival on Mondays and Tuesdays. You need to visit Wednesday through Sunday to experience the Big Easy -- Six Flags Style.
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