If you can’t make it to the Bayou, Baltimore has plenty ‘o partying during Mardi Gras 2016.

1. Power Plant Live (34 Market Place) – Saturday,  February 6th  9pm-12am Power Plant Live is hosting their 7th annual Mardi Gras celebration with and all-inclusive package available.  Power Plant is bringing the French Quarters to Baltimore with Cirque performances, a shopping cart parade, live music and bead tossing from the second level balcony.


General Admission – $35 – Access to nine (9) bars and clubs in Power Plant,  souvenir Hurricane glass, bottomless Southern Comfort Hurricanes and select domestic beers (from 9pm-12am) plus party favors. For ticket information visit

2. Mardi Gras at Mount Vernon Marketplace (520 Park Ave) – Tuesday,  February 9th 7pm-11pm.  The newest multi-vendor market in Baltimore has been making a big impression with their weekly events and celebrations.   Their Fat Tuesday is the perfect reason to bring Mardi Gras to Maryland with live Jazz performances, festive cocktails, a crawfish boil, a mask contests, prizes and much more.


Admission is Free, food and cocktails are priced per vendor.  Guests can expect cocktails to run $6.00 for a Negroni and $7.00 for a Sazarac.

3. Mardi Gras North in Fells Point (1700 and 1702 Thames St) – Tuesday,  February 9th 7pm-11pm. Fells Point neighbors Kooper’s Tavern, Woody’s Rum Bar and Slainte Irish Pub join forces to host their 19th annual Mardi Gras celebration.  Visit all three bars and enjoy seafood gumbo, po’ boy sandwiches, jambalaya and music from the DIG Jazz Combo.  Drink specials include $3 Miller Lites, $4 Blue Moons, $6 Sazeracs and $5 Cajun Marys (I’m assuming that’s a Bloody Mary with a cajun kick). Admission is FREE.

Laissez les bons temps rouler – Let the good times roll!