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Mardi Gras at the Marketplace

Celebrate Mardi Gras at the Marketplace!

Every year, thousands of people flock to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras and indulge in the city’s world-famous food and culture. At the Marketplace, you can take advantage of these celebrations by staying local and celebrating our own Mardi Gras-themed party, complete with specialty cocktails, mouthwatering NOLA specialties and live music from Brown Bag Brass Band! Let the good times roll with this guide to celebrating Mardi Gras at the Marketplace.

Everything you need to know

New Orleans is synonymous with fun and festivals, but for a city of its size, there’s no better place to celebrate a holiday than in The Big Easy, but the second-best place is the Marketplace at Avalon Park. Here’s what you need to know about celebrating Mardi Gras at the Marketplace.

New Orleans Specials

Menu items with a New Orleans flair, such as red beans and rice, muffulettas and jambalaya. Local band, Brown Bag Brass will be playing New Orleans-inspired music to help you get into the spirit. Grab your best mask, grab some friends, grab a drink and come celebrate Mardi Gras with us!

New Orleans Themed Cocktails

From Hurricanes to flavored bubbly, we’ve got a full bar lined with New Orleans favorites. Head over to the Avalon Bar (in the dining room) and Avalon General and see what delights are in store. And be sure to ask your bartenders about our signature cocktails made just for Mardi Gras!

Live music in store from Brown Bag Brass Band

Brown Bag Brass Band is one of Central Florida’s hottest live acts. What started as a pickup band covering a last-minute Mardi Gras gig, soon began delivering a horn-driven tour de force, serving the region and beyond. Their music is rooted in their appreciation for New Orleans brass band music, but also includes jazz and other stylings. So come on down to Marketplace and enjoy some great drinks and amazing food while listening to some energetic tunes from one of our favorite live acts!

Vendor Features:

NOLA Avalon Park

Fried Shrimp Po’ Boy
Voodoo Shrimp & Grits
Chicken & Sausage Gumbo
Crawfish Etouffee
Toasted Muffuletta
Crawfish Beignets
Boudin Balls
Beignets with Powdered Sugar
King Cake

Avalon General

Special Mardi Gras-themed bubbly drinks in: Green Apple, Honey Mango and Black Raspberry.



The Avalon Kitchen

Sazerac and Hurricane Cocktails

Sip ‘N Roll

Let the good times roll…. Sip ‘N Roll that is!
Special Mardi Gras Celebration-themed flavors like Pistachio, Ube and Carmel!

Rosso Coffee Bar

Pair your Beignet with a Cafe Au Lait

Brazas Chicken

Fish Sandwich


The War Pig Signature Sando

LemonShark Poke

Creole Seasoned Wings


KBBQ Kitchen

Mardi Gras Popcorn Chicken with Chips or White Rice:  $11.00


Cheese to Share

Mardi Gras Board: Customize and ask for your themed cheeseboard while ordering! Available for all sizes and online.



NOLA Pairings

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