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Mardi Gras San Francisco Style: Fat Tuesday in the Fillmore

February 9, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

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Starting at 5 pm, legendary blues artists Bobbie “Spider” Webb and Alvon Johnson will headline Fat Tuesday’s activities (Feb. 9th), along with a New Orleans style processional down the Fillmore Corridor followed by the annual Masquerade Ball at West Bay Conference Center at 7 pm.

Guests will be able to enjoy food, drink and other specialties at numerous Fillmore restaurants, clubs and businesses. A plethora of eclectic delectable eats will be available to satisfy every palate — whether it’s coffee and sports at the Fillmore Café, homemade cookies and ice cream at Bumzy’s Cookies and Miyako Ice Cream; Bruno’s Italian, mouth- watering sandwiches from Prime Dip or Ethiopian cuisine & Jazz from Sheba Piano Lounge. Brooklyn Circus is “in the house”, lending “a New York influence to their line of clothes. Let’s not forget The Historical Fillmore Auditorium keeping music alive in the “hood”. Teri’s Creation and Hats on Fillmore will have 20% off specials throughout the week.

Following the outdoor festivities, the Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball will take place at the West Bay Conference Center, at 1290 Fillmore. The crown jewel of San Francisco’s Fat Tuesday celebration will feature Alvon Johnson & Band and DJ, Mr. “C”, spinning dance tunes, as guests enjoy an evening of New Orleans style cuisine, dancing to Zydeco and rhythm and blues, and plenty of partying.

Advance purchase tickets for the Masquerade Ball are available at www.eventbrite.com. Ticket price include admission to the ball, dinner, beads, a wristband for corridor specials and a beverage.

The purchase of a $10 wristband will allow those not attending the ball to enjoy specials offered by numerous Fillmore restaurants, clubs and businesses along the Fillmore Corridor. Tickets and wristbands can be purchased @ www.eventbrite.com.

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Date:
February 9, 2016
Time:
5:00 pm
Cost:
$ - See event website
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Website:
http://www.mardigrassanfrancisco.com

Venue

Fillmore Center Plaza
1475 Fillmore, San Francisco, CA 94115 United States
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Website:
http://www.thefillmoredistrict.com

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