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 Band (New Orleans)
- Dragon Ritual Drummers (Niagara)
- Dr. Brice Miller And His New Orleans Jazz Ambassadors (New Orleans)
- Heavyweights Brass Band (Niagara)
- Big 6 Brass Band featuring Mardi Gras Indians (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!
Indulge in 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!
Hover or click on the boxes below for more details
Comfort Kitchen Experience Box
Price: $29 - $39
(Pick up in St. Catharines only)
Add our famous NOLA Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce for just $10
- 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
13th Street Experience Box
For 4-6 People
(includes shipping in Ontario)
- 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
- 4 Mardi Gras masks (two different styles)
- 2 TD NJF wine cups
- An assortment of Mardi Gras beads
- 2 TD NJF fans
- LINK to guided wine tasting with 13th Street (to be viewed live or anytime afterward)
Fiorentina Experience Box
Price: $39 - $43
(Pick up in Toronto)
Option 1: Buttermilk Fried Chicken ($39 + HST)
- Buttermilk fried chicken leg
Served with Nuoc Mam, slaw, creamy green beans with almonds and dill
Option 2: Barbecue Plate ($43 + HST)
- Barbecue Ribs
- Pork Side Ribs
- Chicken Wings
- Pig Tail
Served with hot honey, garlic vinegar, kimchi, smashed cucumber salad and macaroni salad
Both meal options include a Beignet for dessert
All Boxes Include:
- 1 Mardi Gras Mask
- Assortment of Mardi Gras Beads
- 1 TD NJF T- Shirt
- TD NJF Swag
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.
Click on a performance below to see additional information. Schedule is subject to change prior to event day.