|By Marketwired .||
|February 28, 2014 03:01 PM EST||
SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/28/14 -- No need to travel to New Orleans to enjoy Mardi Gras! San Diego is cranking it up and hosting some of the biggest and best Mardi Gras celebrations for all to enjoy. Time to grab the masks and beads and celebrate Fat Tuesday! So whether you're a local or visiting from out of town on business or vacation, join the fun in beautiful San Diego and make this year's Mardi Gras a night to remember.
Check out these two great San Diego Mardi Gras events for 2014:
22nd Annual San Diego Brazil Carnival
About: This once a year Brazilian Mardi Gras Ball is sure to amaze! Featuring Samba beats, beautiful Samba dancers, awe inspiring Capoeira performances, and a full night of Brazilian music. There are general admission tickets and VIP admission tickets available for purchase on their website. VIP tickets are highly suggested and come with bonus seating in the lounge, exclusive bar, Brazilian buffet from 9 - 10:30pm, photo booth, Mardi Gras goodies, and priority entrance with personal escort to VIP area. Table reservations or lounge areas can also be made by contacting David 619-224-4684 or [email protected].
When: March 1, 2014 from 9pm - 1am
Where: Fuse Nightclub Downtown San Diego
For tickets and information visit: www.BrazilCarnival.com
Gaslamp Block Party
About: Taking over the streets of downtown this well known and beloved Mardi Gras block party is back again! The event will host an incredible parade, 5 stages, 20 DJs, entertainment all night long, and of course BEADS! The performers at the Gaslamp Block Party are out of this world awesome! Featuring roving entertainment, show girls, acrobatic Cirque performers, elegant stilt walkers, Samba dancers, Capoeira dancers, pink flamingo stilt walkers and acrobats, Chris Rubio productions street drummers, graffiti artists, glow performers, breakdancers, fire dancers, Pussycat Doll performance, Kryoman robot, and a 50 ft puppet. The list goes on and on and is sure to be something to talk about long after the event.
When: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 from 5pm - Midnight
Where: 5th Avenue from Broadway to L Street Downtown San Diego
For tickets and information visit: www.GaslampMardiGras.com
BE SAFE and get a free ride on Mardi Gras! The law offices of Howard Kitay is taking care of the first $20 towards a Lyft ride to 125 people. Use the promo code KITAY on the Lyft app to redeem. No need to thank them, although they say a shoutout on social media @kitaylawoffices with the hashtag #soberlyft would be pretty cool!
SanDiego.com is one of San Diego's oldest and busiest travel and tourism websites, known as the local authority for all things San Diego. The author of this article, Erica James, is a native San Diegan who truly believes that there is no place more fun and exciting than beautiful San Diego!