Niagara’s ONLINE Summer MARDI GRAS

MAHOGANY BLUE BABY DOLLS THE HEAVYWEIGHTS BRASS BAND CREATIVE WORKSHOPS VEGAS COLA BAND LANCE ANDERSON CULINARY & COCKTAIL DEMOS DR. BRICE MILLER DRAGON RITUAL DRUMMERS

Join us for our VIRTUAL event

Saturday, July 24, 2021
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Celebrate New Orleans and Mardi Gras culture with our series of FREE workshops!

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Support us in keeping music alive in Niagara and beyond by shopping with our Summer MARDI GRAS business partners!

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BRINGING NEW ORLEANS to the NORTH!

The TD Niagara Jazz Festival is proud to present: Niagara’s ONLINE Summer MARDI GRAS!

Celebrate with us from the comfort of your own home with our New Orleans-inspired, virtual presentation.

We will kick off our festivities with a traditional second line parade featuring the Heavyweights Brass Band, livestreamed from 13th Street Winery. Then we will bring you non-stop music and interactive content all day long, livestreamed both from Niagara and direct from New Orleans, featuring:

  • Vegas Cola (New Orleans)
  • Dragon Ritual Drummers (Niagara)
  • Dr. Brice Miller And His New Orleans Jazz Ambassadors (New Orleans)
  • Heavyweights Brass Band (Niagara)
  • TBC (New Orleans)
  • Lance Anderson (Niagara)

Bring home the flavour of Mardi Gras with our experience boxes from our local partners restaurants.

Learn how to mix your “Crescent City” cocktails with livestream demos throughout the day with Christopher Smith.

Dance the day and night away on your porch, in your garden, in your own back yard!

STAY HOME, STAY SAFE, SUPPORT LOCAL! It's VIRTUALLY possible!

Experience Boxes

Experience the full Mardi Gras experience from the comfort of your own home! Get dressed up, dance to the music and indulge in New Orleans culture!

Check back for updates on new Experience Boxes!

Comfort Kitchen Experience Box
Price: $29 - $39
Per Person
(Pick up in St. Catharines only)

Box Includes:

  • Cajun Chicken Caesar (Appetizer)
  • Jambalaya with Shrimp, Chicken and Sausage (Main)
  • Praline (Dessert)
  • Mardi Gras mask
  • Mardi Gras beads (3 strands)
  • TD NJF / Mill Street T-shirt
  • TD NJF Swag
Add our famous NOLA Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce for just $10
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13th Street Experience Box
Price: $119
For Four
(includes shipping in Ontario)

Box Includes:

  • 1 bottle of 2020 Sauvignon Blanc
  • 1 bottle of 2019 Whitty Gamay
  • Pimento, aged white cheddar cheese spread, and crostini’s
  • Creole spiced cashews
  • Salted almonds
  • Scouts PEI mussels with smoked paprika, fennel, and tomato sauce
  • 2 Mardi Gras masks
  • 2 TD NJF wine cups
  • 20 strands of Mardi Gras beads
  • 2 TD NJF fans
  • LINK to guided wine tasting with 13th Street (to be viewed live or anytime afterward)
COMING SOON

Parade Routes

Please note that our parade is for viewing and we advise you to enjoy from afar and to stay safe!

We strongly encourage all members of the public watching the parades in person to abide by the six-foot physical distancing measure and refraining from gathering in groups.

Niagara's ONLINE Summer MARDI GRAS Schedule

Click on a performance below to see additional information and a timestamped link to the video.

This event is supported in part by: