Asheville Mardi Gras In The News

Here’s just a small sampling of some of the press Asheville Mardis Gras has gotten over the past 10 years. And we’re just getting started!

A Gift To The City & The Marchers

A podcast from our interview all about Mardi Gras with 98.1 The River.

In photos: Asheville Mardi Gras’ Cajun Cookoff

The fundraising event, benefiting the Mardi Gras parade and Queen’s Ball (to be held Sunday, Feb. 15) as well as MANNA FoodBank, saw Cajun and zydeco fusion band Bayou Diesel playing to a decked out crowd in a venue brimming with colorful costumes.

Asheville’s Mardi Gras Comes to South Slope

The 11th annual Asheville Mardi Gras Parade will be blazing a new, half-mile route through the South Slope neighborhood.

Asheville Mardis Gras Parade

Asheville’s Mardi Gras Parade downtown celebration is rapidly growing as more and more sparkles, feathers, and beads show up each year to march in the annual parade with this year’s King and Queen, dancers, roller skaters, drummers and krewes of colorful characters.

The evolution of the Asheville Mardi Gras Parade

If the weather cooperates on Sunday, Feb. 15, Asheville Mardi Gras executive committee Chair Hobbit Hawes estimates there could be more than 5,000 people lining Wall Street, Battery Park Avenue, Haywood Street and Page Avenue for the volunteer organization’s annual parade.

Parade and family fun: Celebrate Asheville Mardi Gras

Let the good times roll this Sunday in Asheville as the 10th annual Asheville Mardi Gras parade rolls through the streets of downtown, celebrating the Cajun tradition in true mountain style.

First rate Second Line: Asheville’s Mardi Gras marching band

Even though this particular celebration marches to the beat of a very different drummer, it wouldn’t be a parade without a band.

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Become An Asheville Mardi Gras Member!

While most of our events are open to the wider community, the best way to get involved is to become a member.

The low annual $25 fee gets you discounted or FREE entry to all our events throughout the year. Plus, you ensure that AMG can continue bringing its own high-energy brand of fun to the streets of Asheville all year long! 

The button below will take you to our PayPal page. Select the number of memberships you want to purchase and click "Continue." If you have a PayPal account, login to complete the transaction. If you don't, just click on "Pay With Debit or Credit Card." It's that simple!

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