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SAVE THE DATE!! The annual LONG BEACH MARDI GRAS at Shoreline Village and Rainbow Harbor returns on Saturday February 17, 2018! Join us for live music, food specials, and more 12pm – 5pm throughout Shoreline Village, and of course, our annual MARDI GRAS PARADE at a new earlier time – 2pm!

One of the largest annual free community events in Long Beach, California,#MardiGrasLB invites you to join thousands of cheering revelers as Shoreline Village hosts an afternoon of music, art, festivities, and more. Join folks of all ages in dressing up, dancing, and making merry along Long Beach’s beautiful Rainbow Harbor!

Of course, the highlight of our annual family-friendly celebration is our Long Beach Mardi Gras PARADE!! All are welcome! Participation is FREE!! Let us know you’re coming by signing up for the Parade at www.longbeachmardigras.com!

Join us at our Grandstand on the grass just north of Yard House as our favorite Mistress of Ceremonies Jewels Long Beach returns for her third year announces our Parade participants throughout the parade!

More info to come as we line up new surprises and activities to make this our biggest Mardi Gras celebration yet! Save the date, and don’t forget to sign up for the Parade at www.longbeachmardigras.com!

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Saturday, February 17 at 12 PM – 5 PM, 2018

401-435 Shoreline Village Drive, Long Beach, California 90802

Shoreline Village parking will sell out for this event. In the event that you arrive after our lot (401-435 Shoreline Village Dr., Long Beach, CA 90802) is full, we recommend parking in either of the lots listed below:


  Long Beach Convention Center “Elephant” lot, Linden Ave/Shoreline Drive, Long Beach, CA 90802
          ◦  Parking is $15 per car per entry

  Aquarium Parking/Queensway Bay Garage, 99 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802
          ◦  Self-Park:
                 ▪  The first 30 minutes are free
                 ▪  30 min to 1.5 hours – $3
                 ▪  1.5 to 2.5 hours – $6
                 ▪  2.5 to 4 hours – $9
                 ▪  4 to 5 hours – $12
                 ▪  5 to 8 hours – $15
                 ▪  8 to 24 hours – $16
                 ▪  Daily Max – $16


We are on the Passport bus route and will also have a free bike valet at the event.


Hula Hoop Dancers, 12-1:30pm
Tarot Card Reader, 12-2pm
Stilt Walker, 12-3pm
DJ Gearson, 12-5pm
Zydeco Trail Riderz band, 12-5pm
Accordion Player (roaming), 1-4pm
Dream Come True Mask Making 1-4pm
Face Painting, 1-4pm
Photo Booth, 1-4pm
Caricature Artist, 1-4pm
Samba Dancers, 1-2:30pm
Mime (roaming), 1:30-3:30pm
Chrisco and the Last Mile band, 2-5pm
Parade 2pm
Bead throws throughout the day

ALL events will take place INSIDE SHORELINE VILLAGE (from the Yardhouse to Parkers Lighthouse)



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