When are places celebrating Fat Tuesday? Where to eat and what to do? Mardi Gras, also known as Fat Tuesday, is Tuesday, February 25, 2020.
Here is a sampling of what’s happening for Mardi Gras near The Summit in Lexington.
What’s happening on Fat Friday?
Bayou Bluegrass Catering will have their annual Mardi Gras celebrations at Copper Roux with their first celebration happening on Fat Friday, February 21 offering an authentic Cajun style cuisine at multiple seating times.
Where to eat for Mardi Gras?
Join J. Render’s Southern Table & Bar on Fat Tuesday, February 25 for a 4-Course meal with Gumbo, Shrimp Etouffee, Jambalaya, and King Cake. Reservations are required and seating begins at 6 pm.
Oleika Shriners on Southland Drive is hosting a Mardi Gras celebration on Saturday, February 22 beginning at 7 pm.
Enjoy some New Orleans style food and drinks at Thoroughbred Restaurant on Fat Tuesday, February 25 at 5 pm.
Join Winchell’s Tuesday, February 25 at 11 am for all of their Fat Tuesday specials being served. Fried crawfish tails and okra, Chicken and sausage gumbo, Crawfish Etouffee, Cajun red beans and rice with blackened catfish or chicken, Seafood jambalaya, Shrimp and grits, King cake, and Hurricanes.Reservations not required but recommended for groups of six or more.
What to do on Mardi Gras?
The Chevy Chase Inn will open at 11 am on Tuesday, February 25 to give diners who order at Bourbon ‘n Toulouse more places to sit (must be 21+). The party will continue into Tuesday evening with Hurricanes, Abita Brewing Company Beers & Blues Music from The Tallboys (of Kentucky).
Celebrate the ending of Mardi Gras season and the beginning of Lent season with lots of pancakes at Offerings Community of Lexington First United Methodist Church with their Fat Tuesday Pancake Party on Tuesday, February 25 at 6 pm.
Where to get a King Cake made?
Donut Days Bakery will have King Cakes on hand for Fat Tuesday including cinnamon, apple, cherry and cream cheese available. Have it ready any day with a 48 hour notice.
In need of a King Cake? Sunrise Bakery will have them available by order.
You can grab a King Cake for your party at Whole Foods Market.
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