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Saturday, Jan 28, 2012

Mardi Gras Family Winter Carnival

Family Winter Carnival
Saturday, January 28, 2012
Soulard Market Park, 8th and Lafayette



Time: 12:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Join us for a family friendly day of winter fun Mardi Gras style. Saturday, January 28, 2012 from 11a.m. – 4:30p.m. The third annual Family Winter Carnival in Soulard Market Park (in front of Soulard Market on the Lafayette Avenue side) will feature:

Under the Big Tent

The 60’ X 120’ heated tent offers:

  • Arts and Crafts activities like Make Your Own Mardi Gras Crowns and Masks
  • Family friendly performances on the main stage
  • Joanie’s Pizza and other goodies available for purchase
  • Saint Louis Science off Center activities 

Laclede Gas Gashouse Gang Corner Featuring the Art Walls

  • A 8’ tall by 32’ wide wall will be available in the Market Park for kids to paint what they want
  • The wall will be displayed at various Mardi Gras events throughout the Carnival season like the Beggin’ Barkus Pet Parade

Children’s Parade

  • At 4:00 p.m. children will have the chance to wear the masks and costumes they made in an actual parade through Soulard

Parade begins at 9th and Lafayette proceeds south to Soulard St where it turns east to 8th, and then north again where it turns north and ends in front of Soulard Market at 8th and Lafayette