Guide to celebrating Fat Tuesday in Birmingham

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Grab your beads and get ready to celebrate—Mardi Gras are coming to Birmingham! From parades and Mardi parties to King Cakes and crawfish, there’s no shortage of Mardi Gras festivities in the Magic City! Here’s your guide to celebrating Fat Tuesday in Birmingham:

What: Lundi Gras, Bourbon Street in Highland Park at Rojo

When: Monday, March 4, 2019 | 6-11 PM

Where: Rojo, 2921 Highland Ave.

Details: NOLA inspired drink menu, Nelchie’s Cajun Cuisine, Music from the Anything Goes trio and more

Tickets: $15 — Get them here.

What: The Inaugural Magic City Gras at Pepper Place

When: Tuesday, March 5, 2019 | 5-9:30 PM

Where: Pepper Place, 2829 2nd Ave S

Details: NOLA inspired food and drink specials from Cantina Tortilla Grill, The Lumbar, Who Dat Snoballs, Homewood Gourmet and more, Mardi Gras parade, live music

Tickets: $5 — Get them here.

What: Abita Mardi Gras Tasting at Hop City Birmingham

When: Tuesday, March 5, 2019 | 5-7 PM

Where: Hop City Birmingham, 2924 3rd Ave S

Details: Sampling of beers from Abita, Louisiana’s original craft brewery, $5 pints on draft and Mardi Gras swag.

Tickets: FREE

What: Fat Tuesday Celebration with Delta Blues Hot Tamales

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When: Tuesday, March 5, 2019 | 11 AM-10 PM

Where: Delta Blues Hot Tamales, 1318 Cobb Ln S

Details: Cajun cuisine with $6 Hurricanes, $5 pints of Bloody Mary’s and Mimosas, 1/2 off all draft beer, Abita Beer and Dixie Beer bottles

Tickets: FREE

What: Cajun and Creole Cuisine at The Rougaroux Restaurant

When: Tuesday, March 5, 2019 | 11 AM-10 PM

Where: The Rougaroux, 817 39th St S

Details: Will be open all day with food and drink specials—Stay updated on their Facebook page.

Tickets: FREE

What: Mardi Gras Party at The Cajun Seafood House

When: Friday,  March 1-Tuesday, March 5, 2019 |  5-9 PM

Where: 2531 Rocky Ridge Rd, Vestavia, AL 35243

Details: Hurricanes for $3 or pitchers for $14, half price Abita Beers and Absinthe shooters/drinks, 3lb crawfish plate for $21 and made from scratch King Cake

Tickets: FREE

What: Fat Tuesday Beers, Burgers and Bingo! at the Black Market Bar & Grill

When: Tuesday, March 5, 2019 | 8-11 PM

Where: Black Market Bar & Grill – 5 Points South, 1035 20th St S

Details: Cajun food specials, Abita Beer and Frozen Hurricanes, FREE Bingo with prizes and a prize for whoever finds the King Cake baby!

Tickets: FREE

What: Mardi Party at Avondale Brewing

When: Tuesday, March 5, 2019 | 3-10 PM

Where: Avondale Brewing Company, 201 41st St. S

Details: Live music and Cajun food from Cajun Steamer in Hoover

Tickets: FREE

Check out our weekend event guide for more Mardi Gras happenings around town! Already have plans? Let us know what you’re doing on social @BhamNow!