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Mardi Gras Celebration


Snowmass celebrates 34 years of Fat Tuesday revelry with the biggest Mardi Gras bash in the mountains. From a midafternoon madcap parade to a fireworks show on Fanny Hill, this authentic fete offers Cajun fun for every age. Don’t miss the 24th Annual Mother of All Ascensions Race that morning!

Face Painters & Performers: 2:00pm-3:45pm
Bead Toss: 3:00pm-4:00pm
Parade: 4:00pm-4:30pm
Fireworks: 7:30pm

Keep your eyes peeled for KSNO the Mammoth’s Elizabeth Drolet, doing live broadcasts from the Mall all afternoon! And tune in to 103.9 for Mardi Gras themed music all day!

Interested in participating in the Mardi Gras Parade?
Download and submit an application:
Snowmass Mardi Gras Float App 2016


Click below to download the 2016 poster:


Other Happenings Around Snowmass:

The Sage at the Snowmass Club


The New Belgium Ranger Station
Happy Hour from 3:00pm-6:00pm with
$2-off Beer Pints
$1-off Wines by the Glass and Wells
$7 Pretzel Rolls
$9 Bison Chili Nachos
$10 NOLA Hurricanes ALL DAY*
*While supplies last.


Bia Hoi
Food & Drink Specials ALL NIGHT in the bar!
Free beads and giveaways


Zane’s Tavern
Crawfish Boil – ALL DAY*
*11:00am until they’re gone!
Happy Hour from 3:00pm-5:00pm with 50 cent wings, $2.75 Bud Pints and $10.00 Bud Pitchers.


Venga Venga
ALL DAY Fat Tuesday Specials
$6 Hurricanes, House Margaritas & Sangria
$4 Bottle & Draft Beer
$6 Tequila Shooters & Fireball Shooters
DJ Dylan playing from 2:30pm-8:00pm


3:00pm-7:00pm: Deck Party!
7:00pm-Close: Fat Tuesday Celebration


Gwyn’s High Alpine
Mother of All Ascensions Mardi Gras Breakfast
Featuring Bananas Foster Pancackes & Beignets
Serving Stone Crab Po’boys, Dirty Rice, Gumbo & King Cake for lunch
Hurricane specials available at the bar
Come dressed in your carnival finest!


Creole Shrimp Boil w/ andouille, corn, potatoes & edamame
Hot Sausage Po’boys & Fried soft shell crabs!


On Mountain
On Mountain dining is featuring Mardi Gras-themed specials and celebrations at Sam’s Smokehouse, Ullrhof, Elk Camp and Lynn Britt Cabin!

Sam’s Smokehouse will be offering special Sliders, Crayfish Étouffée and Sazeracs!
– Slider: slow smoked suckling pig on a sweet potato roll with red pepper moustarda and ginger slaw Fresh Water Crayfish Étouffée & Corn Crusted Catfish – served over white rice, Sazerac – Woody Creek Rye Whiskey, Grand Absente Absinthe, Bitters, & Lemon Twist

Ullrhof is serving up fried shrimp po boys and Creole Shrimp & Grits. Enjoy a Bananas Foster waffle for desert!

Elk Camp Restaurant will have muffalettas, blackened gulf snapper on the rotisserie, Chicken, Shrimp & Sausage Gumbo, and Bananas Foster in a Jar.

Lynn Britt Cabin will have a crawfish boil and chicken gumbo. Hurricanes on special at the bar.


The Stew Pot
Mardi Gras specials include Jambalaya, Gumbo & Hurricanes!


The Edge at The Timberline
Come celebrate Fat Tuesday with a 3 course meal at the Edge Restaurant and Bar. $24.95. 4:00pm-9:00pm. Regular menu available.


Base Camp Bar & Grill
Come enjoy New Orleans inspired cocktails and eats.
Featuring drink specials all day and night!
2 DJ’s – 2 Parties!

Dance party on the patio with DJ Drave
Drink Specials
Bead Toss
Snowboard Giveaway!

DJ Ronnie upstairs
Drink and Shot Specials
$20 Cover – which includes 1 drink ticket


Mountain Bayou
Serving authentic Gumbo, Red Beans & Rice and BBQ shrimp all day!
Drink specials available from 3pm-6pm.


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General Information

Date: February 9th, 2016

Time: 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Location: Base Village and Snowmass Village Mall

Venue Information

Base Village and Snowmass Village Mall

Snowmass Village , CO 81615