Mardi Gras Festival

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New This Year!

Registration costs $25 per dog 

Registration Fee includes: Participation in the Mardi Paw March, Mardi Paw Swag bag containing a commemorative T-shirt, a Dog Bandana and more.

Join us for this year’s Mardi Paw March. A Mardi Gras Themed pet walk around the square benefiting the SPCA. You must Register your dog to participate,  human companions free. 

Food

Doctor Burger (Cajun Themed Cuisine)
VHS Culinary
Heavenly Soft Pretzel
Kettle Corn Cabin
Lee’s Famous Cheesesteaks
Hadley Family Concessions

Entertainment

Jammin Jambalaya Band
Stilt Walkers
We Flip
Sweet & Sassy
The Villages Cheerleaders
Sugar N’ Spice
The Original Villages Belly Dancers

Market Vendors

The Thistle Club
Shop to Carrie On
Bahaari
Cool Cart Stuff
Ogz design
Sentimental Art
Grand Designs
Awesome Fudge
Freedom Handles
Florida Nut Butter
Whimsical Wizards
LoganJade Design
Connoisseur Connection
Rosewood Art
Kibbeh House
More TBA…

If you would like to be a Market Vendor at this event Please CLICK HERE to Apply.

4PM-9PM

Jammin Jambalaya

Let the good times roll with the sounds of Jammin Jambalaya Band! The Jammin Jambalaya Band is Florida’s most versatile, prestigious, and sought after musical groups. ​Reliable, experienced, polished and professional, they’re the ​ultimate New Orleans inspired band. They perform your choice of  New Orleans Jazz including Zydeco band music, Dixieland band music, Second Line Brass Band tunes, Cajun, and Blues that is sure to get your party started.
4PM-9PM
4PM-9PM

Strolling Performers

Brown Bag Brass Band, Stilt Walkers

4PM-9PM
4:45PM

The Villages Cheerleaders

The Villages Resident Lifestyle Performance Group

4:45PM
5:00PM

Sweet & Sassy

The Villages Resident Lifestyle Performance Group

5:00PM
6:30PM

Sugar N' Spice

The Villages Resident Lifestyle Performance Group

6:30PM
6:45PM

The Original Villages Belly Dancers

The Villages Resident Lifestyle Performance Group

6:45PM

Lake Sumter Landing