Entertainment & Events
San Diego Mardi Gras Celebrations
Mardi Gras is one of the most fun and festive events of the year, as it spawns countless parties, celebrations, and exciting shows. Whether you’re looking for DJ-driven block parties, traditional Mardi Gras festivities, or just a night out on the town, here are the places to be for this celebration.
Feb. 21, 22, & 25
Indulge in an evening of Mardi Gras activities featuring live music, DJs, themed parties, drink specials, and plenty more perks. This all-access ticket will gain you free entry into 20 parties being held in the Gaslamp District, including premiere restaurants, nightclubs, and bars along the legendary 5th Avenue. The opening party will be hosted at American Junkie, with other spots offering free welcome shots, drink specials, and more. End the night at one San Diego’s award-winning nightclubs like Bassmnt, Parq, and Omnia.
Ring in Mardi Gras 2020 in while participating in the Gaslamp Big Easy Bites & Booze Tour. You’ll be able to indulge in New Orleans inspired bites and Carnival inspired cocktails are all night, with beads at every stop! After you’ve had your fill of libations, head over to the Carnival after party brought to you by Brazillian Productions for an epic night of music, dancing, and entertainment.
The legendary Hillcrest Mardi Gras is returning in 2020, this time bringing with it an all-new carnival experience! Don your mask, throw on some beads, and prepare yourself for a night of fun and celebration as you walk the streets of Hillcrest while the food and drinks are flowing! This Mardi Gras is the nation’s largest LGBT celebration outside of New Orleans, and will feature a night-time bar crawl with party buses. Each bus will have its own entertainment, including drag queens, music, and special guests that will provide you excitement in the most decadent and flamboyant way possible. Ticket will gain you access to exclusive transportation, clubs, and nightclubs, each with their own special drinks, samples, and more!