It’s party time in Acadiana so, laissez les bons temps rouler! Celebrate locally this year with Acadiana shops and restaurants. Check out our list of the spots with Mardi Gras goodies you’ll love and find them all on Towny!
Get youR Mardi Gras decor + clothing
Going to a masquerade ball this year? Shop gorgeous ball gowns at Pink Paparatzi Couture – a women’s and junior’s boutique with trendy clothes, accessories, shoes, and formal wear. Their gowns come in a range of styles and colors including Mardi Gras green, purple, and gold. You’ll definitely be the belle of the ball when you shop at Pink Paparatzi!
Don’t leave the babies and kids out of Mardi Gras accessorizing. Shop at Melodi’s Belles and Beaus for festive dresses, shirts, leggings, bows, and more. Your kids will love to parade around in green, purple, and gold clothes that are comfy AND cute.
Decorating for a Mardi Gras party or event? Order a custom sign or banner from Awardmaster! This local design shop offers high-quality graphics, engraving, and other custom personalization services. Awardmaster has years of experience and fantastic customer service to help you create exactly what you need!
Deck the whole family in Mardi Gras attire for those parades and parties with t-shirts and jewelry from Towne Pharmacy. Their shirts are super comfy and super fun…don’t walk, run to Towne Pharmacy and grab one before they run out!
Hey, ladies! Find super cute Mardi Gras tees and earrings at Evelyn Rose Boutique. Their tees come in various styles with fun sayings like, “King cake calories don’t count” and “Throw me something!” You’ll make a statement while looking fabulous.
You’ve probably been to Neighbors Pharmacy for your medical needs, but add them to your list of Mardi Gras shops, too! Neighbors Pharmacy has the shirts, hats, cups, and other accessories to celebrate this year’s festivities.
Vivian’s Decor and Gifts is your ultimate shop for Mardi Gras items. This local decor and gift shop has shelves of Mardi Gras goodies like coasters, garden flags, bath bombs, t-shirts, cups, bowls, frames...you name it! Find items to gift your friends, family, and neighbors, or get a little something for yourself.
Celebrate Mardi Gras in style with trendy necklaces, earrings, sweaters, and tops from Beau Lane Boutique. Their Mardi Gras collection comes in traditional green, purple, and gold with a variety of casual yet cute styles. Be sure to stop by soon as items are selling fast!
Grab Mardi Gras gear for your kids from the gorgeous display at Something Besides Laundry. Their clothing is comfy, high-quality, and super cute. Find adorable bows, shirts, leggings, rompers, and more for kids of all ages!
Taste a Mardi Gras treat
You haven’t experienced a true Acadiana Mardi Gras if you haven’t had a King Cake from Gambino’s Bakery. This legendary bakery has been making King Cakes by hand since 1949. Order a traditional King Cake, a double-filled King Cake, King Cake balls, or any other number of sweet treats for your Mardi Gras celebrations.
If you stop by Blue Apache Mexican Restaurant in Youngsville on March 2nd, you’re in for the ultimate fiesta! Their bar will be open at 10 a.m. with to-go margaritas for all you parade goers. Blue Apache has created a special “Mardi-Gras-Rita” with a gold and purple frozen sangria swirl. Yum! You can purchase a gallon of this festive margarita mix on sale for $40. Once the parade has ended, everyone in the restaurant will receive a complimentary King Cake, and the customer with the baby Jesus in their cake will receive a $25 gift card. You’ll definitely want to be at Blue Apache to celebrate the fun!
Cooking up a Cajun feast for Mardi Gras? Get all the ingredients you need at Billeaud’s Meat and Grocery. They’re known for their delicious boudin, cracklin, and unique blend of seasonings. P.S. – they’re also selling mini King Cakes so you can top off your meal with some festive dessert! (Read the story of this local business here.)
Just because you’re on a gluten-free diet doesn’t mean you should have to miss out on a delicious King Cake! Head over to Tribe Collective for gluten-free, made-from-scratch, King Cake themed sweets. (Read the story of this local business here.)
When you shop at local businesses like these, you’re building a robust Acadiana economy, supporting your neighbors, and with Towny, you’re getting rewarded for doing so! Check out Towny online or on your phone.
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