Friday, February 24, 2017

Findlay Market’s Annual Mardi Gras Celebration is Back!

Mardi Gras at the Market is back! Mark your calendars for this Sunday, February 26, 2017 from 11a-4p, and enjoy live music, market-wide parade, Hurricane cocktails, local craft beers, food with a Cajun flair and merchant specials all day. There will be a tent set up on the South Side of the market and specials throughout the market. Below are the delectable details.

• Mardi Gras-themed food from Smiley's Bayou Catering & Schell's Sweet & Savory Sensations
• Hurricane Cocktails from LL Spirits
• Local Craft Beer from Rhinegeist & Christian Moerlein
• Merchant Specials (details below)
• Live music from Lagniappe, J Dorsey Band and The Cincy Brass Jazz Quartet
• Mardi Gras Beads (while supplies last)

11:00am-12:00pm: Music by New Orleans jazz band, Lagniappe
11:45am: Announce winner of the Merchant Spirit Contest
12:00pm: Crown the 2017 Mardi Gras King, Jeff Thomas from Q102, and Queen, Charisse Gibson from Fox19
12:15pm: Mardi Gras Parade around Findlay Market
12:30-2:00pm: Music by J Dorsey Band
2:15-4:00pm: Music by The Cincy Brass Jazz Quartet (AJ Braman - keyboard, Phil Hilger - sax, Peter Gemus - bass, Devon Leigh - drums

• $1 off any glass of OTR Cider or draft kombucha purchased at DIRT: A Modern Market
• 10% off Hangover Helper Herbal Tea, King Cake Tea & Creme Brulee Black Tea at Churchill's Fine Teas
• Jambalaya + Mardi Gras cornbread for $5 at Gramma Debbie's
• Market Wines is selling King Cake to benefit the Arthritis Foundation (the person who finds the baby gets a free wine tasting!)
• Jambalaya samples available in the Mardi Gras tent from Silverglades (while supplies last)
• Mardi Gras mask cookies available at Pet Wants
• Spend $20 and get a free bag of Cajun cashews at Dean's Mediterranean Imports
• Mardi Gras-themed product at Eckerlin Meats and Taste of Belgium
• Mardi Gras candy and grape soda floats with yellow straws and green cups at OTR Candy Bar
• Mardi Gras Favorites cooking class at Findlay Kitchen with Tablespoon Cooking Co. on Fat Tuesday (2/28).

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