Mardi Gras Events

Longworths - 1108 St. Gregory St. - Mount Adams

February 27 : 5 p.m.

Cash prizes for best dressed group and female with most beads. Drink specials. Music by 3-day Rule, DJ Smuv and DJ Crossfade.

Hofbrauhaus - 200 E. Third St. - Riverfront

February 24 : 7 p.m.

Join fellow Germans at Hofbrauhaus for Fat Tuesday. Entertainment by Enzian Dance Group and Nick Gulascy Jr. Costume contest. Benefits German Heritage Museum. Presented by German American Citizens League.

425 Walnut St. - Cincinnati


J. Gumbo's will have extended hours on Tuesday, Feb. 24 from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Try a King Cake, a New Orleans tradition. They will also be having a happy hour from 2-6 p.m. with half-price appetizers with any entree, drawings every half hour for J. Gumbo's gear and lunches, plus free dessert samples of Bread Pudding and New Peach Cobbler.

Smokey Bones Bar and Grill- 509 Ohio Pike - Union Township

February 24 : 9 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.

This Damn Band, $3 hurricanes, beads and contests at Smokey Bones on Ohio Pike.

Lodge Bar - 35 E. Seventh St. - Downtown

February 24 : 9 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.

Join the Mardi Crawl at Lodge Bar, BlackFinn and Suite at BlackFinn. The girl with most beads by 1 a.m. receives a $250 cash prize. $3 SoCo-limes, $3 hurricanes. Bus service available.

Mardi Gras for Homeless Children

Northern Kentucky Convention Center- Covington

February 24: 6:30p.m. - 10p.m.

Join the Grand Marshal Anthony Munoz and party for a good cause. Proceeds will benefit local charities in Northern Kentucky.