A Lundi Gras Like No Other Mardi Gras season is just around the corner, and what better way to kick it off than with Riverwalk Outlets? Join us on Monday, February 12th, for the 38th Annual Riverwalk Lundi Gras celebration! The fun starts at 11 a.m. on Spanish Plaza with award-winning live music, food from local vendors, the arrival of Rex and Zulu, a fireworks show and more. The best part? The event is free! But if you like the sound of exclusive front-row access for all musical performances, complimentary food and beverages (including spirits), and other special perks, get your tickets for the VIP experience. VIP tickets are limited and won’t be available on the day of the event, so hurry! Artist Lineup Gather your krewe to dance to music from award-winning artists! From jazz to zydeco to brass bands, we’ve got a packed lineup from morning ‘til night. Please note this lineup is subject to change. A Taste of NOLA Enjoy crawfish, fried catfish, gourmet french fries and more from local vendors like Mr. Shrimp and Fresh Fruit Sensations, the NOLA Chuck Wagon, Mo Fries, Thai D Jing, NoLa Cookie Co, Southerns Food, and more! Plus drinks from Messina’s Catering. . For even more choices, explore Riverwalk Outlets to satisfy your cravings. From Raising Cane’s and Twyistid Bergursauce to Fat Tuesday and Fresh Fruit Sensations, you’ll never run out of options! Dress the Part No Mardi Gras kickoff is complete without your Carnival colors. Get your purple, green and gold on with Riverwalk retailers like Mardi Gras Masquerade, Nola & Co., Spotlight for U and more! Keep the Party Going! The Lundi Gras fun doesn’t stop with us. Join the Red Beans, Dead Beans, and the Feijao & Green Beans for some un-bean-lievable second lines. All three parades kick off at 2 p.m. from the Marigny Opera House, the Pitot House and Bud Rips Bar, respectively. For dozens of other celebrations and parades around the city, check out the schedule here! Head to our Lundi Gras event page for more info on the 38th Annual Riverwalk Lundi Gras. Mark your calendar, and we can’t wait to see you there!