Celebrate Mardi Gras in New Haven

Mardi Gras will be celebrated all over the world on Tuesday February 28th and it is easy for our residents here at 360 State Street to enjoy some great food and festive fun right here in New Haven. Don’t worry if you can’t make it down to New Orleans for the big celebration, there are plenty of places in New Haven you can dine at for some Cajun cuisine and events to take part in.

Queen Zuri just opened this past December and is already making a name for itself in New Haven. Just minutes away from us here at 360 State Street, our residents can enjoy some wonderful and festive food in celebration of Mardi Gras. They will be hosting a four day Fat Tuesday celebration lasting from Saturday Feb 26th through Mardi Gras. Their daily menu can make you feel like you’re in the heart of New Orleans so anything you choose will be festive on this special day! Special menu items they will offer are rice and bean dishes, crawfish etouffee, beignets, and of course king cakes. You can visit their website or check out their Facebook page to learn more.

The New Haven Public library will host a fundraiser on Mardi Gras day. The event will include a food tasting from some of the best local spots in New Haven, a Mardi Gras Parade, special New Orleans and Mardi Gras inspired cocktails, auctions and much more! The event will be held at 5:30pm and take place just a few minutes from 360 State Street at NHPL on Elm. You can learn more about this fun event on their Facebook Page or website.