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Mardi Gras Celebration 2023- Hosted by Generation Zoo

Dates: 2/18/2023 - 2/18/2023
Times: 10:00 am to 1:30pm

Laissez Le Bon Temps Rouler – Let the Good Times Roll!

Join us to for a fun Mardi Gras Celebration on Saturday, February 18th. Amos, the alligator, will sleep through the party, but you can visit Gambit, our resident King Snake, in the Reptile house and have some King Cake in Café Africa!

The Little Rock Zoo staff will have Mardi Gras decorated floats and golf carts.  Even our Ambassador Animals will take part in the fun!

Guests are welcome to join the parade with decorated strollers or pull wagons (please no balloons, beads or plastic). Participants in the parade will meet by the Pollinator Garden and the base of Great Apes at 10 am. Spectators are encouraged to watch the Mardi Gras Parade from in front of the Elephant Stage and the main pathway.

We will not have the parade if it is raining.

Schedule of events:

10:00 AM Parade participants meet at the base of Great Apes to begin the parade 

10:00 AM Face Painting in Plaza Echo Dome

11:00 AM Mardi Gras parade and contest – Best Staff Golf Cart and best guest wagon/Stroller

* Please confirm directly with the promoter or box office to ensure event details have not changed.

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