Consider this your go-to resource for all things Mardi Gras in Nashville! We’ll be adding parties and celebrations as they are announced. We also listed the best Cajun and Creole restaurants in Nashville.
Mardi Gras Y’all – March 1st
Mardi Gras Y’all is a new Nashville event that will be at Riverfront on Saturday, March 1st from 10:00am to 10:00pm. This inaugural city-wide event is being hosted by Jack FM and produced by Hootenanny Events.
There will be three stages, a fat Elvis and, of course, tons of BEADS! Food and drinks will be available, including 15 food trucks, crawfish, gumbo, and a beer garden with 10 craft brews. This event is FREE and open to the public. Get more information and updates.
Mardi Gras Soiree – March 1st
The 3rd annual Mardi Gras Soiree at The Standard is on Saturday, March 1st from 9pm to 3am. Wear cocktail attire and a carnival mask to enjoy a night filled with dancing, a photobooth, and New Orlean’s style good times. Early bird tickets are only $10, so get them while they last. Purchase tickets.
Yazoo Mardi Crawl – March 4th
Yazoo’s annual Mardi Gras pub crawl is back this year on Tuesday, March 4th at 6pm. The Mardi Crawl group will meet at Hooter’s in downtown Nashville at 6pm and will go to several bars on 2nd Avenue. Dress up, drink Yazoo beer and celebrate Fat Tuesday! Get more details.
Mardi Gras on M Street – March 4th
Mardi Gras on M Street will be at The Rosewall on Tuesday, March 4th at 7:30pm. There will be entertainment by Halfbrass, Coach, DJ Gina Sutton, Kilo Riley, and DiscoTerror Squad. Also, enjoy hurricanes, king cake shots and plenty of beads. General Admission is $15 and VIP is $30. Get more details.
Fat Tuesday Celebration at Bluebird Cafe
Les Kerr & The Bayou Band have been performing at the Bluebird Café on Fat Tuesday for the past 22 years. Join in on the fun on Tuesday, March 4th. The band goes on at 9pm. There will be amazing music, beads, great food and more. Get more details.
Cajun / Creole Restaurants in Nashville
Turns out Nashville only has a few parties going on, but we’ve researched and found the best Cajun / Creole Cuisine for you to check out. Grab a few friends and chow down on some gumbo and po-boys to get you in the Mardi Gras spirit.
Bro’s Cajun Cuisine
Bro’s Cajun Cuisine was featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives in 2010 and is owned by a native of Lafayette, Louisiana. The food is supposed to be amazing and they even do a little Mardi Gras celebration. Join in for the Mardi Gras Jazz Brunch or just enjoy the Mardi Gras special menu, beads and Zydeco Music. Get more details.
Address: 3214 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, TN 37209
Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar
Even though Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar is known to be more of a late night spot, they still have some awesome food. The live music is great and the atmosphere is really fun. If you’re looking for a more entertaining Mardi Gras, head to Printer’s Alley and hit up Bourbon Street Blues.
Address: 220 Printers Alley, Nashville, TN 37201
Patrick’s Bistreaux in the Berry Hill neighborhood is one of the best Cajun and Creole restaurants in Nashville. With loyal customers, this place is known for the amazing food and great atmosphere. It’s a great spot to hangout with your crew.
Address: 2821 Brandford Avenue, Nashville, TN 37204