Celebrate Mardi Gras at 9,600 feet in beautiful Breckenridge, Colorado.
Think you have to head to New Orleans for a great Mardi Gras celebration? Think again! Now you can enjoy all the thrills of the deep south up high in the Rocky Mountains.
Every year, the town of Breckenridge comes alive with Mardi Gras lovers of all shapes and sizes. Partiers wearing masks, boas, beads and costumes to bring the festival’s spirit to the mountains. Prepare for downtown Breckenridge to be taken over by live music and revelry to commemorate the carnival season. Breckenridge Mardi Gras celebrations will begin at 6pm on Saturday Feb. 9th. With parade processions, bar series, Cajun cuisine, dancing, and beads galore, Mardi Gras in Breckenridge is a serious good time that rivals the party in New Orleans.
To culminate the carnival season, come celebrate at the Bacchus Ball held at Beaver Run Resort. This official New Orleans ball kicks off the festivities at 6pm. The event will feature live music and dancing along with New Orleans beads, food, drinks and a whole lot more. In addition to the Bacchus Ball, celebrate Fat Tuesday in the Blue River Plaza and finally, culminate the four day party with the crowning of the Rex and Queen. Upon their crowning, the couple is paraded down Breckenridge’s Main Street as the symbol of the Mardi Gras celebration. Mardi Gras in Breckenridge is an exciting event that is not to be missed.
When planning your Mardi Gras festivities, choose Peak 1 Express for your transportation needs. In addition to shuttling your group to and from the airport, Peak 1 Express offers Black Label service around town for all your celebration transportation.