Choose from Three Options
- $35 for entry for one in the Mardi Gras! Fun Run 5k - Jolly Jester Jaunt ($65 value)
- $65 for entry for two in the Mardi Gras! Fun Run 5k - Jolly Jester Jaunt ($130 value)
- $125 for entry for four in the Mardi Gras! Fun Run 5k - Jolly Jester Jaunt ($260 value)
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On Saturday, February 7, at 11 a.m. celebrate the 104th Mardi Gras Galveston by running a fun-filled 5K through the Historic Strand District. Included with registration is a festival T-shirt and jester hat, an official Mardi Gras! Galveston 2015 medallion, and a complimentary beer for of-age participants at the post-race festival. There, two stages and four parades feature the Mystic Krewe of Aquarius and Krewe of Gambrinus.
Mardi Gras! Fun Run
The Mardi Gras! Fun Run 5k - Jolly Jester Jaunt sends a sea of costumed runners and walkers through the Historic Strand District. Starting and ending under the Mardi Gras Arch in front of The Tremont House, a slightly less than five-kilometer path brims with bouncing jester hats and good cheer.
In keeping with the theme, the run ends the same way it begins: in celebration. Musicians play across multiple stages, parades march down the street, and beer booths keep libations flowing. At the Trolley Station's balcony, attendees can even become part of the entertainment by performing tricks in hopes of winning Mardi Gras beads from the crowd or discovering undying respect for themselves.