Gaslamp Mardi Gras Parade & Celebration is an outdoor celebration in downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego Mardi Gras will be bringing back the best performers, the Big Easy Parade, and a spectacle that sets the standard for San Diego’s nightlife and entertainment.
Five stages of energized entertainment to include International and National DJ talent as well as a live stage of Mardi Gras inspired performances. These five stages offer something for everyone and will create an epic sensory experience that will incorporate street performances, incredible visuals and new energetic groups elevating this year’s Mardi Gras to new levels.
The Best DJ’s and Acts in Music Today: As always, San Diego Mardi Gras will feature some of the best national and regional DJ and performance talent. The lineup will be announced in January 2016.
Roving Entertainment/Platform Entertainment (down the parade route): Roving entertainers will travel throughout the venue providing a visual feast of ornate costumes and stunning performances.
NEW FOR 2016!!! Silent Disco Stage: The Silent Disco Stage is bringing you a new and unique way to have your own party and enjoy incredible local DJs. Two DJ’s will be dueling for your attention over two separate frequencies, picked up by your wireless headphones provided at the block entrance.
Live Art: Some of San Diego’s most talented artists will create Mardi Gras Masterpieces live as revelers celebrate and the beats play bringing these amazing displays to life.
Tin Roof Life Music Stage: Looking to catch a different beat? Head over to the live music stage at Tin Roof to enjoy some rhythmic blues, upbeat country, zydeco and more!
The Legendary Big Easy Parade: The Big Easy Parade is back and better than ever, featuring out of this world floats, traditional Mardi Gras Krewes, live performances, and more!
General Admission tickets will grant holders access to the street party and several bars and restaurants. But, if you really want to party and live up the spirit of Mardi Gras, let the good times roll with Club VIP!
To maximize your enjoyment on the final day of indulgence before Lent, the top ten nightclubs and bars in the Gaslamp Quarter have lined up a euphoric extravaganza for revelers that desire an elevated experience with exclusive perks.