Nightlife & Music

Seattle’s Best Mardi Gras Celebrations in 2013

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credit: Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images

A Family Mardi Gras with Whozyamama
Saturday, February 9
11:00am – 11:45am
Town Hall
1119 8th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
206.652.4255
http://www.townhallseattle.org

Just in time for (a family-friendly) Mardi Gras, Whozyamama lets all sorts of good times roll with Cajun, Creole, and Zydeco two-steps and waltzes in the traditional style of southern Louisiana. Free for kids 12 and under; $5/adults with children; $25/unaccompanied adults. Buy tickets online.

The 6th annual Venice is Sinking: A Venetian Masked Carnival Ball
Saturday, Feb 9
8:00pm
Bell Harbor Conference Center
2211 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA 98121
888.772.4422
http://www.CarnivalSeattle.com

Venice is Sinking is a feast for the senses. There’s something new, sexy and alluring around every corner. You’ll be entertained all night with Cirque de Soleil’ish music and entertainers. Geoffrey Castle, electric violinist will provide entertainment along with Contortionist, Acrobats, Jugglers, Stilt Walkers and more! Formal encouraged and preferred (Tuxedos and Gowns). Semi-formal cocktail attire is okay. This is a 21+ event. Tickets available online.

5th Annual Mardi Gras Ball: Five Years of Faerietales
Saturday, Feb 9
6:00pm
415 Westlake
Seattle, WA 98109
http://www.lesfaeriesvertes.org

It’s a special evening of dinner, auction, dancing, and celebration! The event raises funds to benefit Gay City Health Project. Enjoy magic of New Orleans at this 5th year anniversary gala. Tickets available online.

STG Presents: Brazilian Carnaval 2013
Saturday, February 9
9:00pm
The Neptune Theatre
1303 Northeast 45th Street
Seattle, WA 98105
877.784.4849
http://www.stgpresents.org

Brazilian Carnaval 2013, is the nineteenth annual celebration of the biggest festival in the Brazilian calendar. This year’s theme “USA to Brazil” explores the shared influences between North American and Brazilian music, featuring Bahia-born, local favorite, Eduardo Mendonça and a host of talented musicians and dancers featuring spicy rhythms performed by the internationally acclaimed Show Brazil! band. The soul of the Brazilian Carnaval in a high energetic performance. Purchase tickets by phone or online.

Tubaluba Tuesday 2013
Tuesday, February 12
4:30pm – 12:00am
Tractor Tavern
5213 Ballard Avenue NW
Seattle, WA 98107
206.890.9011
http://www.tractortavern.com

Welcome to the 2nd Annual Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras party! The Plan? An evening with Tubaluba on and off our Mardi Gras Party Bus and all around Seattle. Tubaluba is just the grease you need to shake what yo mama gave ya. Tubaluba brings vocals, piano, drums, and a mess of horns to the party, serving up New Orleans classics with second line-ified R&B tunes and booty-shaking originals. Purchase tickets online HERE.

4th Annual Mardi Gras Dinner & Auction
Saturday, March 2
6:00pm – 10:00pm
Seattle Design Center
5701 6th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98108
http://www.svpseattle.org

It’s a fun evening for you and your friends, and an opportunity for Communities In Schools to help more Washington students stay on track to a brighter future.

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