Bust out your beads and brush up on your French, because it’s time to laissez les bons temps rouler! If you can’t make it to the Big Easy for a big Mardi Gras celebration next Tuesday, we’ve got a list of local places putting on a party that would make NOLA proud!
For Classic Nawlins: Sweet Cheeks
This Fenway favorite promises a classic low country crawfish boil complete gulf shrimp, andouille sausage and corn– and without all the New Orleans humidity! A $40 ticket gets you the taste of classic Louisiana seafood with king cake and cocktails strong enough to knock your mask off! Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite, but you’ll need to call Sweet Cheeks and set a reservation time!
1381 Boyston St Boston MA 02215 617-266-1300 www.sweetcheeksq.com
For Bourbon St. Entertainment: The Beehive
No Mardi Gras celebration would be complete without some the classic sounds of New Orleans, and there’s no better place to get your jazz fix than at the Beehive! This South End staple will feature jazz performances all night on Fat Tuesday starting at 8pm with food and drink specials that’ll be music to your ears! Want to start to party early? Head over any Saturday or Sunday for their Jazz brunch!
541 Tremont St Boston MA 02116 617-423-0069 www.beehiveboston.com
For South of the Border Mardi Gras: Beat Brasserie
Beignets and frozen hurricanes not your style? Well, travel across the Charles for a Fat Tuesday celebration that’ll transport you to another continent! Beehive’s Cambridge sister Beat Brasserie promises a sizzling Brazil-style Carnival with authentic treats and Grammy-award winning latin beats!
13 Brattle Street Cambridge, MA 02138 617-499-0001 www.beatbrasserie.com
For A Weekend Celebration: Mass Ave Mardi Gras
If you can’t make out to celebrate on Tuesday, head over to the Dorchester Brewing Company for their Mass Ave Mardi Gras Party on February 25th! Starting at 2:30, they’ll have live jazz that’ll get you dancing and food that’ll keep you going! Revelry food truck will be giving out king cake to the first 50 customers starting at 4!
Dorcester Brewing Company 1250 Massachusetts Avenue Dorcester MA 02125 (617)-514-0900
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