Free downtown Mardi Gras celebration at Hotel Congress

13feb6:00 pm2:00 amFree Downtown Mardi Gras CelebrationFood, drinks, music & face painting6:00 pm - 2:00 am AZ Hotel Congress

Hotel Congress is hosting a free Mardi Gras celebration on the Hotel Congress plaza from 6 p.m. – 2 a.m. on Tuesday, February 13.

This year’s party will include tarot card readers, face painting, live music, and food and drink specials.

It’ll be best to bring an appetite because the Cup Cafe culinary team inside Hotel Congress will be creating a jumbo-sized King Cake, which is quite possibly the biggest you’ll see in Arizona.

Carnivaleros and DJ Carl Hanni will be pumping out the jams throughout the night, too.

Mardi Gras Drink Specials 

  • Abita Beer drafts ($4 )
  • Hurricanes ($5)
  • Sazerac ($6)

Food Specials ($6 each)

  • Muffuletta
  • Jambalaya
  • Gumbo

Free Attractions 

  • Gigantic King Cake
  • Tarot Card reading
  • Face painting

Hotel Congress is located at 311 E. Congress St. For more information, call (520) 622-8848 or visit

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