The 2018 Queen’s Ball
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After the parade is done, come continue the fun at the Queen’s Ball, a gala where you can go gaga over your love off all things AMG! Open to all, this is the culmination of a year’s worth of fun … Read More

Community Parades
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Sure, the Mardis Gras Parade is our most famous promenade, but AMG represents the whole year through by showing up and strutting at parades throughout the year. These are just a few of the parades at which you’ll find AMG turning … Read More

The 2018 Theme Reveal Picnic Was a Blast!
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And the theme is … AsheVillage People Our annual picnic is always FREE to all our members. It’s a great way to get to know your fellow revelers and keep the Mardis Gras spirit alive. This year we blended the … Read More

Pin-Making Parties
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These parties, held between our annual Theme Reveal shindig and the Cajun Cook Off, let you glue, glitter and gussy all you want to make free pins for our members, which are given out at the Twelfth Night Party and … Read More

Twelfth Night
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Each year, deep in the heart of winter, the Mardi Gras season lights a spark as it begins on January 6th (12 nights after Christmas) with the Twelfth Night Celebration. On this enchanted night, the King and Queen of Asheville’s … Read More

Cajun Cook Off
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Each year we pay tribute to the southern roots of Mardis Gras with a food and music fest known as the Cajun Cook Off. Twenty professional and amateur chefs from around Asheville are invited to show off their personal sizzle … Read More