The mardi gras festival is held on the Arneson River Theatre stage located in La Villita from 1:00 to 6:00 PM. Performing on stage this year will be local jazz favorites such as the Jim Cullum Jazz Band, The Crooked Vines, Hector Ward and the Big Time, Tony Romero, and Henry Rivas. Additional musical talent provided by iHeartMedia.
Decorated floats will transform the River Walk into a floating mardi gras celebration during the river parade from 4:00-6:00 PM. Krews of costumed revelers and music combine to celebrate mardi gras San Antonio style. The Bud Light Mardi Gras River Parade and Festival are FREE. For more information go to: bit.ly/BudLightMardiGras
Main Stage Entertainment —
San Antonio Jazz Legend Jim Cullum kicks off the celebration with his 6 piece traditional jazz ensemble. Don't miss a return of our hometown favorite and some real «Riverwalk Jazz!»
All the way from New Orleans Louisiana The Crooked Vines are gonna help San Antonio get down with some real deal Mardis Gras party music.
Coming down from Austin, Texas Hector Ward and The Big Time are going re-define swamp boogie for a funky, good time!
Don't miss these fantastic bands! Come early to get a seat.
Here's a Spotify playlist of the Artists: open.spotify.com/user/petersonentertainment/playlist/5iD4LirdpA1X8DwfsKTD12