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Fat Tuesday Block Party

The Fillmore celebrates with free concert and festive New Orleans’ style processional
By - posted 2/11/2013 No Comment

Fillmore Street comes alive with a neighborhood-wide Mardi Gras party during the annual Fat Tuesday in the Fillmore on February 12, 2013.

The celebration also will commence with a free kick-off blues concert from 5-7 pm in the Fillmore Plaza featuring the legendary Bobbie “Spider” Webb & the Smooth Blues Band and will be followed by a festive New Orleans processional down the Fillmore Corridor led by Henry Clement & the Gumbo Band with street artists and performers.

Fat Tuesday Celebration in the Plaza
February 12, 2013, 5-7pm
Fillmore Center Plaza (Fillmore near Ellis)

Fat Tuesday Bar & Club Crawl
February 12, 2013, 5pm to Midnight
Fillmore Street restaurants and clubs offering special discounts & entertainment
$10 wristband needed to get discounts

In 2013 participating venues include:

  • Gussies Chicken and Waffles: $4-5 Drink Specials, Special Menu Featuring: Shrimp New Orleans Jambalaya, $4 Appetizers
  • 1300 on Fillmore: Special Menu Featuring: Chef Lawrence’s Gumbo, Catfish Po’Boy, Hushpuppies, Baked Oyster, King’s Cake
  • Yoshis Jazz Club: Gumbo, $12, Beignets, $6, Fat Hurricane, $8
  • Bruno’s Pizzeria: 10% off entire bill. Special Menu Featuring: Salmon Risotto Frutti Di Mar
  • Bumzy’s Cookies: Buy 4, Get 1 free
  • Brooklyn Circus: 10% discount, a free T-shirt w/$150 purchase, complimentary refreshment w/purchase
  • Hats of the Fillmore: 20% off Purchase
  • more to be announced