Fat Tuesday might have crept up on you this year, but don’t miss out on the fun.
These events are bound to have beads, dancing and masks galore:
Mardis Gras in the Gaslamp
5-11 p.m. in the Gaslamp Quarter
The city’s biggest Mardis Gras event typically draws more than 2,000 people downtown to drink and dance. Four stages will dominate Fifth Avenue from Market Street to J Street, where revelers can dance the night away. Tickets start at $40 in advance.
Fat Tuesday Masquerade
9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Hard Rock 207
Put on your best mask and head over to Club 207 at Hard Rock Hotel for a rockin' good time. Tickets start at $15.
Club VIP San Diego
5 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Fifth Avenue
For $30 you can get access to more than 15 downtown bars with the Club VIP pass. Access includes Analog, Vin De Syrah and McFadden’s Pub.
Hillcrest Mardis Gras
6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on University Avenue
This street festival is the one to be at for Mardis Gras. There’s more than a dozen performers, street vendors and a dance tent for those who want to end Fat Tuesday in style. Tickets start at $15.
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