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Breckenridge Mardi Gras Celebration

Each year, New Orleans visitors and Mardi Gras lovers take over Breckenridge on Fat Tuesday with a celebration to commemorate the carnival season. This year, we are thrilled to be bringing in the Guerrilla Fanfare Brass Band and The New Orleans Suspects to feature a truly authentic New Orleans Mardi Gras Celebration!

 

 

2020 Mardi Gras Schedule

 

 

Man dressed in Mardi Gras mask and colorful costume during Breckenridge parade

Tuesday, February 25

3:00pm – 5:30pm – Mardi Gras Pre-Party

Party with the Mardi Gras king and queen at Coppertop Bar inside the Beaver Run Resort before heading down to the Riverwalk Center free concert, featuring the New Orleans Suspects.

 

5:30pm – 6:00pm – Mardi Gras Procession

Join in on the fun and be a part of the Mardi Gras procession, leaving from the Coppertop Bar at Beaver Run to the Riverwalk Center from 5:30-6:00pm. Led by the Guerrilla Fanfare Brass Band and the Mardi Gras king and queen themselves!

 

5:30pm  –  Doors Open @ Riverwalk Center

Enjoy food provided by The Lost Cajun and New Orleans style drinks like hurricanes and hand grenades.

 

6:00pm – 6:30pm – Guerrilla fanfare Brass Band

The Guerrilla Fanfare Brass Band (or simply Guerrilla Fanfare or GuFa) brings raw, rowdy, unadulterated, booty-shakin’ New Orleans style funk to the Northern Colorado area. Our mission is always to get everyone up and grooving to our relentlessly fiery and funky sound. GuFa is composed of some of the finest and rowdiest horn players and percussionists in Northern Colorado, and performs hard-hitting funk, New Orleans Second Line style, fiery originals, and raucous arrangements of modern pop hits.

 

6:50pm – Crowning of King & Queen by AMT Radio

 

7:00pm – 10:00pm –  The New Orleans Suspects

New Orleans Suspects began playing together in 2009 as a pick-up band at the Maple Leaf in New Orleans. Comprised of some of the most seasoned, highly respected players in NOLA, the group called themselves The Unusual Suspects. Their chemistry was undeniable and by the summer of 2011 they decided to tour full-time, renaming the band New Orleans Suspects. They quickly began attracting large crowds from San Francisco to New York. They have currently released five albums and established themselves as one of New Orleans’ best supergroups.

 

Food Provided by: The Lost Cajun

The Lost Cajun will be providing traditional New Orleans style food for purchase inside the Riverwalk Center for the duration of the event.

 

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Listen to The New Orleans Suspects

Jam out to the deep brass of The New Orleans Suspects.
Food and Wine Event at Breckenridge

It's all about the food

The Lost Cajun will be providing traditional New Orleans style food for purchase inside the Riverwalk Center for the duration of the event.
Happy hour at Copper Top Bar at Beaver Run Breckenridge

Pre-Party

Party with the Mardi Gras king and queen at Coppertop Bar inside the Beaver Run Resort before heading down to the Riverwalk Center free concert, featuring the New Orleans Suspects.
Live music at Motherloaded Tavern during Mardi Gras at Breckenridge

Post-Party

View late-night activities in Breckenridge to keep the Mardi Gras spirit strong.

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