How to Host a Mardi Gras Party

Planning a Mardi Gras party? Here’s everything you need to make it seriously awesome and laissez les bons temps rouler!

1. Mardi Gras Themed Decor

The three colors you need to stick to are purple, yellow and green – however, you don’t have to go too crazy. Simply stick to the three main colors and you’ll be good to go. Here’s some ideas for you:
Mardi Gras Themed Tassel Tissue Paper
Lets Party Gras Banner
Mardi Gras Party Sequin Backdrop
Let the Good Times Roll Gold Balloons
Mardi Gras Paper Party Straws

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2. Swag

From tshirts to beads to koozies, fun swag helps everyone always think back to the awesome-ness that is your party! Check out this swag that everyone is sure to love:
Mardi Gras Koozies
Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler Baseball Shirt
120 Mardi Gras Beads Necklaces
Mardi Gras Party Headbangs

3. Entertainment

There are a bunch of ways to keep the good times rolling at your Mardi Gras party, but here are a few of our favorites:
Mardi Gras Photo Booth Props
5 Games to Play on Adult Game Night

4. Food

Oh how we LOVE Mardi Gras themed food! From jambalaya to king cake to everything in between, this is the food you need to have!!
18 Party-Perfect Mardi Gras Recipes
Skillet Jambalaya Dip
New Orleans Beignets
Mardi Gras Party Snack Mix
King Cake Cocktail
Bananas Foster Upside Down Cupcakes
Non Alcoholic Mardi Gras Punch Recipe