Laissez les bon temps rouler!

(Let the good times roll...)

Don't miss the second annual benefit for the Arts & Culture Alliance, royally sponsored by James, Vernon & Weeks, P.A.

Join the Krewe d'Alene on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 for a MARDI GRAS Celebration.

Feel as if you are strolling the streets of the French Quarter in North Idaho. Sample New Orleans-style fare in a competition between seven local favorite restaurants. Enjoy a drink in our re-creation of the oldest pub in the US, the pirate's den, Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar. Experience a variety of street entertainment, live music, and artists in action in the famous Jackson Square. Bid on an artist-crafted mask in our live auction. And enjoy traditional Beignets and Café au Lait in our little street cafe.

Live music by Twisted Biscuit plus the entertaining Gumbo Brass Jazz Trio.

Tickets are $50 each and include all entertainment, food sampling from seven competing restaurants, a souvenir Mardi Gras pint glass and traditional Mardi Gras fun, including the crowning of the 2017 King and Queen of the Mardi Gras to be chosen during the evening, plus prizes for best costume and most spirited reveler. A prize for the one who finds the baby in the King Cake, and a door prize. Costumes are encouraged but not required. Beads and masks will be available for sale at the event.


Angelo's Ristorante Italiano
Bistro on Spruce
Bonsai Bistro
Hay Js Bistro
Moon Time
Seasons of Coeur d'Alene Fresh Grill
Sweet Lou's Restaurant and Tap House

No-host bar. Must be 21 and over to attend.

Play and Stay!

Book your stay at the Coeur d'Alene Resort for special event rates. Call 800-688-5253 and reference the Mardi Gras Krewe d'Alene.

Purchase your tickets today!

Thank you to all of our event sponsors:

Royalty Sponsor


Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar Sponsors

Knudtsen Chevrolet | The Coeur d'Alene Resort | KPND | Inlander

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