• Busch Gardens Mardi Gras event at a glance


  • Mardi Gras Entertainment
    Mardi Gras Entertainment

    • NEW ORLEANS STYLE JAZZ BAND – Immerse yourself in the brass beat with the tunes of a seven piece New Orleans Jazz Band, complete with a trumpet, trombone, snare and bass drum.
    • INTERACTIVE DRUM GROUP – Step up the fun with these wacky, wild court jesters sure to entertain you! Catch them as they make their way through France, Rhinefeld and Oktoberfest with a jazzy New Orleans rhythm.
    • COMEDIC JUGGLERS – You won’t want to miss the juggling comedic duo, Thom Wall and Benjamin Domask, sure to make guests laugh and awe in Oktoberfest during Busch Gardens Mardi Gras.
    • STILT WALKERS & RIBBON DANCERS – Meet the King and Jester of Busch Gardens Mardi Gras! France village comes to life with a colorful krewe of ribbon dancers and stilt walkers.
    • MARDI GRAS PARTY DJ – Enjoy the party atmosphere in front of Das Festhaus with a DJ playing today’s top hits.


    Mardi Gras Entertainment



  • Mardi Gras Food & Beverage Menu

    Mardi Gras Food & Beverage Menu


  • Bayou Grub

    Bayou Grub


    Shrimp Po Boy

    Cajun Sausage & Grits

    Shrimp and Grits

    Mardi Gras Corn

    Mardi Gras Frites

    Cajun Hushpuppies

    Red Beans and Rice

    Cajun Meatballs

  • Beignets and King Cake Funnel Cake

    Sweet Treats


    King Cake Funnel Cake

    Fried Delights (Kit Kat, Snickers, Oreos)

    Chocolate Drizzled Kettle Corn

  • Hurricane Cocktail

    Drink Specials

    Hurricane Cocktail

    Specialty Winter Brews

    Mardi Gras Gelatin Shot

    Spiked Hot Apple Cider

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  • Rides & Coaster at Mardi Gras

    Rides & Coaster at Mardi Gras


  • Verbolten
    Finnegan's Flyer
    Der Roto Baron

    Check Out The Rides
  • More Mardi Gras Fun

    More Mardi Gras Fun


  • Bead Giveaway

    Bead Giveaway

  • Scavenger Hunt

    Masquerade Scavenger Hunt

  • Surprise Squad

    Surprise Jesters (Jambalaya, Gumbo and Cajun)

  • Sesame Street® Forest of Fun

    Visit the Forest of Fun
  • Mardi Gras Merchandise


  • Reservations

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  • Become a Member

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