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Mardi Gras 2011 – Fat Tuesday in Gaslamp Quarter

Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp -If you are in downtown San Diego on Fat Tuesday you are required to Party Mardi Gras ~ Gaslamp style.  This Gaslamp Quarter-wide outdoor celebration includes two spectacular parades on Fifth Avenue and a fabulous block party featuring many great stages with fun musical acts.  Enjoy tasty treats, cold beverages and beads, beads, beads. This event goes on rain or shine. Ticketed event/21 and up only. Proceeds benefit GQA (Gaslamp Quarter Association). Mardi Gras (or Carnivale) is on a different day each year based on the Christian season of Lent. We always celebrate on the true date of Fat Tuesday. NEXT: Fat Tuesday, March 8, 2011