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Halfway to Mardi Gras

Run the 5K and then live it up at Taste of Soulard: Luau Edition

Halfway to Mardi Gras 5K
Thursday, August 12
Festivities Starting at 6pm


Taste of Soulard: Luau Edition
Saturday, August 14


Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate in Mardi Gras style.


Halfway to Mardi Gras 5K

Join us for the most colorful 5k in St. Louis as we run through historic Laclede's Landing, along the Riverfront and under the Gateway Arch before ending at Lumiere Place.

  • Mid-race pit stops chocked full of beer and hurricanes for legally aged runners.

  • Come dressed in your Mardi Gras best! Prizes will be awarded to winners of each division, as well as the best-dressed runner.

  • Receive a $5 discount on Taste Booklets, which features a ticket good for a cocktail sample and six tickets for samples of signature dishes at the Taste of Soulard: Luau Edition. That’s a $5 savings off the regular price!

  • 5K festivities begin at 6:00 pm with a 7:00 pm start at Lumiere Place on the Landing.

  • Every runner will receive a limited Mardi Gras jester hat and a complimentary beer post-run!

  • Live music and refreshments will be welcoming you as you cross the finish line.


Packet pick-up: 

Tuesday 8/10 at Lumiere Casino, WOK, 5-8PM

Wednesday 8/11 at Supplement Superstore Brentwood, 5-8PM - 8420 Eager Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144

Taste of Soulard: Luau Edition

Be sure to drop by Saturday and say Aloha to our Taste of Soulard: Luau Edition! The summer edition of the Mardi Gras make-your-own-pub crawl event serves up samples of signature dishes and cocktails with a Polynesian twist at Soulard’s legendary establishments. 

And make sure to stop by Soulard Market Plaza for a lagniappe cocktail at the Luau lagniappe lounge! 


Establishment Food Option Drink Option
1860's Jambalaya Tito's Hawaiian Punch 
Bastille   Tito's Strawberry Lemonade
Big Daddy's  Pineapple pork or chicken kebobs  Tito's Electric Blue Lemonade 
Bogarts(11am-3pm) Sausage Fatty Bloody Mary
Boo Coo  Coconut Shrimp   
Cat's Meow Pulled Pork Slider  Apple Pie or Hurricane Shot 
DB's Sports Bar  Honey Habanero Grilled Wings   
Duke's  Smoked Pulled Pork Slider with Classic BBQ or Pineapple Habanero Sauce  Tito's VodkaRita
EPIC Pizza Slice of Cheese Pizza  
Great Grizzly Bear Grilled Pineapple Chicken and Rice  Luau Mule / Fireball / Maui Mana-rita / Jager Cold Brew
Hammerstones  Pulled Pork Slider with Pineapple Jalapeno BBQ Sauce   
Henry's Pork Tacos Tito's
Historic Crossroads    Tito's Passion 
The Island  Frozen Tito's Strawberry Lemonade / Tito's Palm Tree   
Jack Nolens Pork Pot Stickers Tito's Pickle Shot
Joanie's To-Go Slice of Ham & Pineapple or Cheese Pizza  
Llywelyns Pub White Chicken Chili   
Mauki's Bakery  Coffee Liqueur Bread Pudding   
Mission Taco  Pho King Tacos  Tito's Strawberry Lemonade
Molly's Hawaiian Style Kalua Pulled Pork Slider Tito's Blue Lagoon
Nadine's  Hawaiian Luau Meatballs over Pineapple Rice SoCo Redneck Hawaiian Punch
Protagonist Cafe Upside Down Pineapple Cake  
Soulards Cajun Corner Jambalaya Sippin on Summer (Tito's and Strawberry Lemonade)
Sweet Divine Mini Drunken Pig Cake  Tito's Strawberry Lemonade
The Wood Shack  Hawaiian Huli Huli Smoked Chicken Tacos Strawberry Lemonade 


Lumiere Place
Supplement Superstores
Tito’s Handmade Vodka
Ezra Brooks
Southern Comfort
Red Bull