Bigger Mardi Gras in downtown Fort Wayne – 8/22/2009

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From the Downtown Improvement District (DID):

Are you ready to top New Orleans with a rockin’ street party on Columbia Street right here in downtown Fort Wayne?! With beads, gumbo, great bands and New Orleans-style entertainment, this event has become a summer tradition on Columbia Street that is not to be missed!

What: Downtown Mardi Gras Presented by Comcast and HOT 107.9
When: August 22, 6p – Midnight
Where: The Landing, Columbia Street between Harrison & Calhoun
Cost: FREE!

HOT 107.9 Mardi Gras Band Lineup:

  • Livvi Franc
  • Letoya Luckett
  • Jason Derulo
  • Destined to Be
  • And headliner…TONE LOC

Great food provided by local vendors including Hall’s Gas House, 816 Pint & Slice, Joseph Decuis and Bourbon Street Hideaway. And special event exhibitors that you’ll definitely want to check out including Maui Wowi, Woodson Motor Sports, Boudoir Noir, The Men’s Club, Cirilla’s, Prepaid Legal, St. Joe Place Apartments and MORE!

*This event is 21 and over

Click here for more info!

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  1. On a related note, if you’re looking for an authentic New Orleans dining experience, you can’t do better than Bourbon Street Hideaway. My wife and I shared date night there sans the children several months ago — a truly memorable experience! The food was exceptional, atmosphere cozy and comfortable – the waitstaff met our every need.

    Share the Bourbon Street experience with your special someone – you won’t be disappointed!


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