Black Rock Mardi Gras 2012

The 7th annual Black Rock Mardi Gras will be held on Saturday, February 18th at multiple venues along Fairfield Avenue, including the Acoustic Cafe, Neutral Ground, and Lulu's from noon until 10:30 PM. BlackRock Rocks Mardi Gras Celebration is a taste of New Orleans nestled in Bridgeport. A party with a purpose, this will be their seventh annual fundraising event. The party starts in the afternoon and goes well into the night. Featuring over a dozen bands and New Orleans inspired food, the atmosphere of Carnival is alive in the heart of Black Rock at Acoustic Café, Neutral Ground, Lulu's Cafe & Marty’s Brick Oven of Black Rock

Tickets will cost $25 for adults, which will give admission to all venues throughout the course of the event. Children between 12-20 years of age enter for $5, and children under 12 enter for free.*  There will also be New Orleans-inspired food for sale at each of the venues; t-shirts, masks and raffle tickets for unique prize packages will be on sale as well.

*Children under the age of 21 are welcome from Noon until 8:30pm Tickets are $25, which gets you access to all three (3) venues. There will also be New Orleans-inspired food for sale at each of the venues; t-shirts, masks and raffle tickets for unique prize packages will be on sale as well.

This year’s beneficiaries will be Music 4 More and Original Works, Inc.  For the first time this year, BlackRock Rocks Mardi Gras is conducting a used instrument drive.  They are seeking used instruments to help a public school music program in Bridgeport, and to support our goal of bringing music and arts to students.

Click Here for information on where you can drop it off before the event!

When you make your donation, be sure to get a receipt and bring it to BlackRock Rocks Mardi Gras on February 18th. When you show it at the door, you will receive 10 raffle tickets, which will increase your chances of winning unique prize packages that will be awarded throughout the event.

Visit BlackRockRocks for more information.

 

Date: 
Sat, 02/18/2012 - 12:00pm