Bud Light Mardi Gras Festival & River Parade

February 17 – 18, 2023
TWO chances to view the Mardi Gras Parade on Saturday, February 18!

Be Part of the Fun!

Interested in becoming a sponsor, food vendor, artisan vendor or want to volunteer?

Send us an email at events@visitsanantonio.com.

Come join us on the San Antonio River Walk for beads, bling and FUN!

Watch as the River Walk transforms into a floating Mardi Gras celebration! Live entertainment will be on stage at the Arneson River Theatre. Krewes of costumed revelers celebrate Mardi Gras in San Antonio style. Bring the entire family for loads of fun! 

Food trucks, artisan vendors, live music and entertainment! Follow our social media channels for more information leading up to event day! 

Live Music & Entertainment

Friday (JazzFest), February 17 | 6-10PM
Saturday, February 18 | 12-6PM

Stop by the Arneson River Theatre for live music and entertainment by local bands.
Admission is free!

TWO Chances to see to Bud Light Mardi Gras River Parade | Saturday, February 18

  • 2-3PM (Museum Reach)
  • 5-6PM (Downtown)

Join us along the San Antonio River Walk to view a procession of 12-themed floats carrying costumed performers parade down the River. Celebrate Mardi Gras – San Antonio style! 

Royalty enjoying Ghirardelli desserts

NEW THIS YEAR: River Walk Royalty Coronation  | Saturday, February 18 | 4PM

Help us send off our outgoing River Walk Royalty and watch us crown our brand new River Walk Royalty Court for 2023 at Arneson River Theatre!

Museum Reach Parade Route - 2pm

Downtown Parade Route - 5pm

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