The Parish celebrates Mardi Gras 2021 with gator, crawfish & good times

The good times are about to be rollin’.

Much like previous years, The Parish is celebrating Fat Tuesday with their tenth annual Mardi Gras Festival from 2 – 10 p.m. on Tuesday, February 16.

The Parish

Photo courtesy of The Parish.

Sure, things are a little different this year due to the current pandemic, but the restaurant will still be serving alligator, boiled crawfish with corn and potatoes, jambalaya, gumbo, red beans, and more.

You’ve got the option to order food to-go or make a reservation for dine-in, which is extremely limited due to social distancing. This year’s dine-in waitlist is managed by Yelp Waitlist, so hop on it sooner rather than later.

Mardi Gras at the Parish

Mardi Gras at the Parish (Photo courtesy of the Parish)

The traditional live music that many have grown to love over the years has been canceled this year, but The Parish has set up a fundraiser to support Maxwell K-8 School’s music department.

A portion of the restaurant’s sales from Mardi Gras will be donated to the program, and donations are also welcomed if you’d like to support them directly.

The Parish is located at 6453 N. Oracle Rd. For more information, call (520) 797-1233 or visit

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