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MARDI GRAS CELEBRATION – Sheer Bourbon Street Bliss

Feb. 25, 2020 | All Day Event
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A 38-year tradition, Snowmass will celebrate all the Fat Tuesday traditions on February 25th! The day will kick off with the Mother of All Ascensions uphill at 7am; starting at Base Village and climbing to Gwyn’s High Alpine Restaurant. There are over $15,000 in prizes, so register today and don’t forget to dress up for the costume contest.

Join us on the Mall, from 12-3pm, for some family friendly carnival performers and the El Jebel Shrine Pipe Band! Enjoy classic Cajun food & drink specials being served throughout the Village. Ski down to Base Village for the Bud Light HIFI Concert featuring The Soul Rebels, from 3:30-6pm.

Snowmass will top off this Fat Tuesday with a firework finale over Fanny Hill at 7pm.


Full 2020 Mardi Gras Schedule:

5:30-6:45am MOA Registration and bib pick up at Base Village Conference Center

7am MOA Uphill begins at Fanny Hill next to the Village Express lift

12-3pm El Jebel Shrine Pipe Band and family friendly carnival performers on the Snowmass Mall

3pm Mardi Gras King & Queen bead toss in Base Village from the HiFi Concert stage

3:30pm King Cake at the s’mores cart in Base Village, s’mores available at the cart on the Village Mall

3:30-6pm Bud Light HIFI Concert in Base Village featuring The Soul Rebels, an eight-piece New Orleans bases brass ensemble that incorporate elements of soul, jazz, funk, hip-hop, rock and pop music within a contemporary brass band framework.

6pm DJ Berkel Beats spins the night away at Base Camp ($20 cover, VIP Lounge reservations available)

7pm Fireworks from Fanny Hill

Specials include:

All Day Mardi Gras Restaurant Specials:

Anderson Ranch Arts Center features a crawfish boil at the Anderson Ranch Café at 5:30pm. The dinner is $35 and include beer and wine. Reservations are required. Please RSVP to rsvp@andersonranch.org.

The Artisan at Stonebridge New Orleans style Jambalaya and gumbo with featured drink specials and Magic with Doc Eason from 6-10pm

Bar at Wildwood hosts après with drink special including hurricanes. 

Base Camp Bar & Grill features a Louisiana seafood bowl, jambalaya, and fried shrimp po’ boys, in addition to themed drink specials from the bar and $5 hurricanes.

Big Hoss Grill serves hurricanes on the patio and free gumbo from 12:00pm-2:00pm.

Gwyn’s features jambalaya and themed drinks to celebrate the holiday.

Limelight Lounge Snowmass offers Chef Cody’s jambalaya with jalapeno cornbread and bacon butter as a special.

Mix6 features happy hour from 11:30am-7:00pm with hurricane shots, $1 chicken wings, $5 moxi sliders, and $4 Coors.

State38 features a crab and seafood boil complete with gumbo, lobster, snapper, clams, crab, and more, in addition to offering drink special such as the famed Sazerac and Vieux Carré, the oldest signature drink in New Orleans.

Stew Pot serves hurricanes and crawfish jambalaya as a special.

The Edge Restaurant & Bar features a three-course dinner for $29.95 including gumbo, steak, and bread pudding.

Two Creeks Café offers chicken and sausage gumbo and $6 Cajun shots.


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