Celebrate Mardi Gras: Six Parties in Broward
Lulu's Bait Shack in Beach Place is having its 12th-annual Mardi Gras celebration. The evening will feature beads, beer, and booze with live music and a "best beads" contest. The girl with the most/best beads wins a cruise for two to the Bahamas. 17 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach (Beach Place), Fort Lauderdale; 954-463-7425.
The Fat Tuesday Pub Crawl in Hollywood starts at 6 p.m. at Whisky Tango and ends at the Big Easy. Live music, beads, and a costume contest will make the evening festive. 1903 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood; 954-925-2555.
Mardi Gras Casino will have live Cajun entertainment with Marcel Anton's Zydeco Band. While you're there, have a bite at the French Quarter restaurant, and try your luck at the slots. 831 N. Federal Highway, Hallandale
The French Quarter Bar & Grill in Pompano Beach is having a Fat Tuesday celebration with beads, Abita beer specials, and a jambalaya cookout. 2341 N. Federal Highway, Pompano Beach; 954-781-5222.
Rosey Baby is having an old-fashioned Cajun crawfish boil. Five hundred pounds of mudbugs go into the pot for your eating pleasure. 4587 N. University Drive, Lauderhill; 954-749-5627.
Shuck N Dive Cajun Sports Cafe is having a Mardi Gras party, with drink specials, beads, Cajun entertainment, and authentic Cajun food. 650 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0088.
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