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Mardi Gras at City Roots!

COME ONE, COME ALL and celebrate Mardi Gras Columbia 2018 with the Krewe de Columbi-Ya-Ya! Our infamous parade rolls at 11am from City Roots through Rosewood, past the Publix supermarket, and then back to City Roots. The parade will feature 2 local marching bands, members of the Krewe de Columbi-Ya-Ya (in addition to several other Krewes) as well as the float featuring our Royal Court, King Bentz Kirby & Queen Kassy Alia! Everyone is welcome and emphatically encouraged to wear a costume or your best Mardi Gras attire.


Several regional and local musicians on 4 stages begins at the end of parade around noon. We have a solid lineup again this year so you will not want to miss out on the positive vibes! Abita Brewing Company will be available to quench your thirst and with several food vendors of various kinds will be in supply for just about any taste.

This year’s festival will be benefiting Heroes In Blue. Find out how you can help, get more involved or donate at
Visit the festival website at

Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler and as always Ya-Ya!

Later Event: February 12
February Harvest Dinner