February 17, 2024 | 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Meyer Amphitheatre – 104 Datura Street, West Palm Beach, FL
Get ready to experience the magic of Mardi Gras right here in West Palm Beach! Immerse yourself in the vibrant colors, music, and spirit of New Orleans’ world-famous festival, right in the Center of Paradise.
Dance the day away as we present performers that will keep the stage alive with electrifying performances.
Indulge in the flavors of New Orleans with a wide array of delectable dishes. From traditional Cajun and Creole dishes to classic festival food, there’s something to satisfy every palate.
Explore the artisan market featuring local craftspeople showcasing their unique creations. It’s the perfect place to find one-of-a-kind souvenirs and gifts.
This event is open to all ages.
No outside food or beverages are allowed.
Please drink responsibly. Alcoholic beverages will be available for adults aged 21 and above with a valid ID.
This is a ‘cashless transaction event’. Credit cards, Apple Pay & Google Pay will be accepted.
For more information and ticketing, please call (561) 279-0907.
Mister Trombone and MTE Band
Wayne ‘Mister Trombone’ Perry is known internationally as a dynamic, innovative trombonist
rare among brass musicians. A New York native based in West Palm Beach, Florida, his
style has been influenced by a unique combination of New Orleans Jazz, Soul and
DJ Bulletproof, who was born in Barbados and raised in Brooklyn, New York, has been DJing professionally for almost 25 years. He helped shape this generation of Miami nightlife with a party called Tantalizing Tuesday at Oxygen in Coconut Grove. Notable nightclubs and parties that DJ Bulletproof has worked at include Mansion, Cameo, Opium Sobe and Hardrock Cafe Iguanas, LIV, and many more.
A true master of blues and R&B, Joey Gilmore has been mesmerizing fans for 40+ years. He has carved out his own name as one of the greatest blues legends that South Florida has to offer. He has also become known outside of Florida by sharing the stage with music greats such as Etta James, Johnny Taylor, and Bobby Bland just to name a few.
DJ Ivory P
The success of DJ Ivory P was no coincidence or luck. Born in Miami, Florida to a loving, supportive family, Ivory Lewis was given the freedom and space to start exploring the world of music. His determination, hard work, and perseverance has earned the likes of many, such as DJ Bulletproof and DJ 33 1/3, who granted him a one-hour mix spot on Fridays / Sunday nights. His work speaks volumes; as he continues to build his resume in the industry. He has close ties to the community, participating in city events to show leadership, remaining an excellent example to those that look up to his work ethic.
Bop Shop Brass
Bop Shop Brass is a Miami-based brass band that performs funk, pop, second-line jazz and NOLA-style brass band music. We specialize in high-energy, exciting performances that get the people moving! Our repertoire includes all classic bops from James Brown to Bob Marley to Rebirth Brass Band, as well as our own twists on contemporary artists like Lauren Hill, Outkast and Beyoncé.
11 a.m.-12 p.m. DJ Ivory P
12-1 p.m. Mardi Gras Costume Contest
1:30-2 p.m. DJ Ivory P
2-3:30 p.m. Bop Shop Brass
3:30-4:30 p.m. DJ Bulletproof
4:30-6 p.m. Joey Gilmore
6-7 p.m. DJ Bulletproof
7-8:30 p.m. Mister Trombone and MTE Band
Enter into the “Mystical Masquerade” costume contest taking place from 12-1 p.m.
Unleash your inner mystique! We want to see sequins, feathers, and the classic Mardi Gras colors—purple, green, and gold. Get fancy and mysterious with an intricate mask. We want you to bring that captivating allure to the party!
TOP THREE in each category win a PRIZE.
- 1st Place: $110 valued prize package
- 2nd Place: $50 valued prize package
- 3rd Place: $30 valued prize package
- 1st Place:$135 valued prize package
- 2nd Place: $75 valued prize package
- 3rd Place: $55 valued prize package
BEADS & BRUNCH VIP – $100
11 a.m.-3 p.m. (12-2 p.m. serving time)
Sponsored by Lynora’s
Includes general admission ticket, wristband for VIP access, two FREE drinks, discounted drinks, commemorative cup, covered seating, and lunch buffet.
NIGHT IN NOLA – $150
4-9 p.m. (5-8:30 p.m. serving time)
Catered by Trindy Gourmet
Includes general admission ticket, wristband for VIP access, commemorative cup, two FREE drinks at VIP bar, discounted drinks, covered seating, and dinner buffet.
Becoming a sponsor of the 2024 Mardi Gras event is an excellent way to gain visibility for your brand or business while supporting a vibrant cultural celebration. Join us in making a lasting impact and becoming a valued sponsor of our upcoming event! By becoming a sponsor, you not only align your brand with an unforgettable celebration, but you also support a vibrant community and cultural extravaganza. Whether you’re a company seeking heightened visibility, a business looking to engage with a diverse audience, or an individual passionate about spreading joy, there’s a perfect sponsorship opportunity for you.
Don’t miss this chance to be part of something truly special and leave a lasting impression on the hearts and minds of attendees. Contact us now to explore our customizable sponsorship packages and embark on an exciting journey of celebration and connection.
For more information contact email@example.com or (561) 279-0907.
Exhibitor must set up a free Eventeny account to apply.
No partial payments are accepted. Please note, you must adhere to event times. Early breakdown will result in exclusion from any of our future events. Spaces are sold as 10×10 spaces. Each exhibitor must remain within that 10×10 space. Application fee is taken immediately upon receiving application. Once the committee approves you for the show, you will receive an acceptance email. When that occurs payment for the booth fee will begin January 16, 2024. No refunds for any fees paid.
For more information, please call Cheryl Smith at (561)409-5966.
- To ensure the highest level of safety and security, all guests will be subject to a courteous screening and/or wanding prior to entry via our private security. In order to make this process go as smoothly as possible, guests should only bring items that’s absolutely need while attending the event.
- The following items will be prohibited (All attendees are subject to search):
- No Firearms, Knives or Illegal Substances
- No Purses or Bags larger than 12″x12″x12″
- No Coolers or Outside Food/Beverage
- No Pets or Animals
- No Glass Containers
- No Panhandling
- Unauthorized Sales or Promotions of Goods
- Bicycles, Skateboards or Roller Blades.
- Drones are not permitted.
- You may bring inside the gates…
- Small bags/backpacks no larger than 12” x 12” x 6”
- Refillable NON-GLASS water bottles, cups or containers (empty at time of entry)
- Baby food or food for persons with medical conditions in approved containers only
- Service animals for patrons with disabilities
- Single collapsible lawn chairs
- Umbrellas may be brought in, but you may be asked to put them down in concert areas to allow all guests access to stage viewing.
- Non-professional cameras (no removable lens)
- Wheelchairs/medical scooters
- All bags and items are subject to inspection.
- Festival Management Group, Inc. reserves the right to deny entry or remove from the festival anyone in violation of these policies.
Residence Inn West Palm Beach Downtown
$409 USD per night
Start Date: Friday, February 16, 2024
End Date: Sunday, February 18, 2024
Last Day to Book: Tuesday, January 16, 2024
The Meyer Amphitheatre is located at 104 Datura Street. It can be accessed using South Flagler Drive from the North or South, South Olive from the North or South, Evernia or Datura Streets from the West.
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Sponsorship: Nancy Stewart-Franczak (561) 274-4663 firstname.lastname@example.org
Exhibitors: Dinah Putnal (561) 409-5966 email@example.com
Overall Event Information:
Nancy Stewart-Franczak (561) 274-4663 firstname.lastname@example.org
Jennifer Costello (561) 279-0907 email@example.com
Brought to you by the West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District; in partnership with the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority.