ALEXANDRIA, LA — Celebrate the kickoff of the Mardi Gras season with the Alexandria Mardi Gras Association’s annual Epiphany celebration on Friday, January 3, 2013.
The evening will begin with a gumbo dinner in the St. Rita Church Family Activity Building at 5 p.m. followed by a service of the Word with music in St. Rita Catholic Church at 6:30 p.m. and “the burning of the greens”.
Then the 2014 Mardi Gras party begins at the Epiphany Party with live music provided by Easy Eddie & the Party Rockers at Alexandria Convention Hall beginning at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy dancing and partying with friends to kick off the Carnival season. A cash bar will be available.
Epiphany Party tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door, and $50 for a reserved table of eight. Tickets are now available. To purchase, call Eula Tarver at 318-201-6874.
The 2014 Mardi Gras parades will roll February 28, and March 1-2 in Alexandria.
For more information, visit the Alexandria Mardi Gras Association online at www.alexmardigras.com.