February 11 & 18 | Mardi Gras in Kemah | Kemah
February 11 | Mardi Gras Parade | Kemah
Hosted by the official Mardi Gras Krewe of Kemah, Krewe du Lac this Mardi Gras Parade is 100% family friendly so grab the kids, the pets and come on out. Participants line up behind T Bone Tom’s at 10 am. The parade begins 11 am at the corner of 5th and Bradford Streets. The frolicking procession travels north up Bradford St. to the Kemah Boardwalk and back down Kipp Street along Galveston Bay and ends at the Jimmy Walker
Community on 9th Street. The judging stand is located in front of Kemah Coach at 600 9th Street. More info at www.krewedulac.org
February 18 | 2012 Yachty Gras Grand Parade | Galveston Bay
The following weekend on Saturday February 18, at 7PM the Yachty Gras Grand Parade will begin from the Seabrook-Kemah Channel and proceed past the Kemah Boardwalk. The elaborately decorated yachts will be throwing beads to the revelers viewing the parade along the route. Parade judges will be located at the Kemah Boardwalk and the “After Party” at Outrigger’s under the Seabrook/Kemah bridge making these areas the best places for viewing and catching those ever precious beads! More info right here www.yachtygras.com
Cheer for your favorite boat and leave covered with bead bling. Yachty Gras is a spectacular “Family Event” for viewing and participating in the Yachty Gras Grand Parade. Book your hotel, or Bed & Breakfast rooms early to come and enjoy a fantastic weekend of fun and revelry for the whole family. Dine at the finest restaurants on the Gulf Coast and explore all the Clear Lake Area has to offer. “Laissez les bon temp rouler”
To find out more about these two family friendly events tune into Talk of the Bay.
Breeze into Kemah, The Gateway to the Bay
Kemah Visitor Center 604 Bradford Kemah, Texas 77565
887-775-3624 www.kemah-tx.gov 281-538-5580 (Fax)
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