You can celebrate Mardi Gras if you live in an apartment in Columbia, SC. This weekend, February 9, Columbia’s first Mardi Gras krewe, Krewe de Columbi-Ya-Ya, announces plans for its third annual parade and celebration.
The parade will travel along Rosewood Dr. Following the parade, the Mardi Gras celebration will continue with a festival including live music and food at City Roots. There will also be a pet parade as part of the festivities and all proceeds from the pet parade and the Mardi Gras celebration will benefit The Animal Mission.
Following the parade, a festival at City Roots will begin, with a full lineup of live music and Captain Midnight, a band from New Orleans, will headline the event. Admission is $10. Food, beer and wine will be available.
More live music: Blues legend, Drink Small, and Little Caesar (Zydeco from New Orleans), will also perform. The Greater Society for the Preservation of Soul, Andy Friedman and the Failures (Brooklyn, NY) and Cary Hudson (of Blue Mountain Band, Oxford, MS) will play. Local bands including Can’t Kids, Say Brother and more will also perform as part of the 22-band lineup.
For more information http://www.columbiacvb.com/includes/events.