mardi gras

Lynne Mitchell

Asbury Park Mardi Gras

Shoppes At The Arcade
658 Cookman Ave
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
United States

Event Description:

Time for the annual Asbury Park Mardi Gras celebration! 

12 pm-5 pm King Cake Baby Hunt: start at Backward Glances, inside the Shoppes at the Arcade, 658 Cookman Ave., & get the locations of all the king cake babies. Visit the shops & find each baby. Each one is holding a secret word. Write all the words on your entry blank, then return to the start & get a mini king cake as a reward (while supplies last). 

2 pm Mardi Paws Pet Parade: Dress your pet & join the parade! All registration proceeds go to Wag On inn Rescue. Prizes will be awarded! Don't have a pet? Come watch the parade, it's going to be a blast!

3 pm-7 pm Mardi Gras happy hour: at Taka, 660 Cookman Ave.: featuring Mardi Gras inspired cocktails and festive food with a Japanese flair, available at the bar. Always a fun gathering before the ball.

5:30-10 pm Masquerade Ball: at the Saint, 601 Main Street. Starring the VooDUDES with special guest The Outcrops. We'll be crowning the King and Queen of the Ball in our costume contest, to win wonderful prizes.