What to expect? One thing Portlanders enjoy is dressing up in costume and heading out for a night of revelry. Bring out your best over the top finery and participate in the Costume Contest. Watch the crowning of the new Mardi Gras King and Queen. And dance the night away to live Cajun and Zydeco music. Of course expect plenty of beads and King Cake.
Portland Oregon gets it’s first Annual Mardi Gras Ball! Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 5th at 7:30 PM. Here’s the details: Laissez les Bon Temps Roulez!
The Mysti Krewe of Nimbus presents Portland’s First Annual Mardi Gras Ball. Taking the Louisiana State Song, “You Are My Sunshine” as its theme, the 2011 Ball will feature the music of Steve Kerin and Atomic Gumbo with special guest DK Stewart, plus the Too Loose Cajun Band featuring New Orleans’ own Reggie Houston. Continue reading “Portland’s First Annual Mardi Gras Ball 2011”