Mardi Gras is finally here, and you don’t need a plane ticket to New Orleans to get in on the action. PDX Pipeline has a great list of parties, food and drink specials and other fun for your Fat Tuesday.
Fat Tuesday Party at EaT: An Oyster Bar
EaT will be partying all day today starting at 11:30 a.m. with food and drink specials, and later, live music. Wear your most creative costume for a chance to win prizes. Traditional King Cakes will be available for snacking, as well as $1 Petites. More info here.
Mardi Gras Family Funktion at Mt. Tabor Theater
Get funked out in a New Orleans fashion and dance the night away with legendary funk drummer Russell Batiste and Portland's best improvisers! A $1 donation gets you a raffle ticket to win prizes supplied by various vendors (arts, crafts, jewelry, Mt. Tabor concert tickets). More info here.
Fat Tuesday Celebration at East Burn
Celebrate Fat Tuesday all day and all night long with $2.00 pints at East Burn! Be sure to try a Muffaletta sandwich for lunch or authentic Creole Gumbo with Alligator Sausage for dinner! Gumbo will be available all day long, and Muffaletta will be available until 5 p.m. More info here.
The Rumble: Portland at Holocene
Holocene is hosting a free indie rock concert tonight with Orca Team, The Harvey Girls and The Tellers. If jazz isn’t your thing this Fat Tuesday, take in this eclectic mix of post-punk and surf pop. More info here.
Scott Pemberton Trio at Goodfoot Lounge
Join the Goodfoot Lounge’s house band Scott Pemberton Trio for a free night of dirty funk, surf and indie rock. Food will be served downstairs to meet your gastronomical needs. More info here.