Portland Mardi Gras Events: Fat Tuesday Parade, Parties, Dinners, Food & Drink Specials
Mardi Gras Day in 2023 is February 21. Mardi Gras Day (also known as Fat Tuesday) is the last day of the (New Orleans) Carnival season and the day before Ash Wednesday. Mardi Gras Day falls on a different day each year, however, it is always 46 days before Easter.
2023 Portland Mardi Gras Events
As always, we have a large list of Portland Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday Day events including parties, dinners, shows, etc. With the main holiday occurring on a Tuesday, many large parties take place the weekend before.
- All Month: Discover Portland’s Hidden Mysteries w/ Urban Adventure Quest’s Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure!
- February 21: Portland Mardi Gras Parade | 7PM, Marching Bands, Entertainers (more info)
- February 21: Mardi Gras After Party featuring Lucky Beaucoup @ Mississippi Studios | 8:30PM, w/ Too Loose Cajun/Zydeco Band (more info)
- February 21: Mardi Gras Specials @ Stem Wine Bar | 5-10PM, Classic New Orleans Cocktails, Jello Shots, King Cake (more info)
- February 21: Ganja & Hess @ Clinton Street Theater | 7PM (more info)
- February 21: Portland Jazz Festival Presents Attila Csikos @ Inn at Northrup Station | 4-5:30PM, Free (more info)
- February 21: An Evening with The Roots @ Crystal Ballroom | Legendary Hip Hop Group (Win Tickets, $200)
- February 21: Portland Jazz Festival Presents Machado Mijiga Trio @ The Jupiter NEXT | 4-5:30PM, Free (more info)
- February 22: Portland Jazz Festival Presents Four Women: Nina, Etta, Abbey and Betty Jazz Lecture Series @ Mt Hood Community College | 3PM, Free (more info)
- February 22: Portland Jazz Festival Presents Chris Shuttleworth @ The Jupiter NEXT | 4-5:30PM, Free (more info)
- February 22: Portland Jazz Festival Presents Noah Simpson Quartet @ Lovely Rita at The Hoxton | 5-6:30PM, Free (more info)
- February 22: Portland Jazz Festival Presents Jazz Goes to the Movies: A 100+ Year Romance Jazz Lecture Series @ Mt. Hood Community College | 7PM, Free (more info)
- February 22: Portland Jazz Festival Presents Shelly Rudolph: Swank Soul @ Alberta Street Pub | 7-9PM, Free (more info)
- February 25: Club Privata Mardi Gras Celebration | Pacific Northwest’s Premier Lifestyle Club, Benefit for Prism Health
- Tuesdays: ShanRock’s Triviology Presents Tuesday Trivia @ Cruzroom | 7PM, Prizes
- Tuesdays: Half-price Pints @ The EastBurn Public House | 8AM-11PM, Inside Dining, Heated Patio, Sidewalk Cafe (more info)
- Tuesdays: Free Portland Trivia w/ Bridgetown Trivia @ The Pharmacy (NW 21st) | 7:30PM
- Tuesdays: Free Portland Trivia w/ Bridgetown Trivia @ Lolo Pass | 7PM
- Tuesdays: Free Portland Trivia w/ Bridgetown Trivia @ Spot 79 | 7PM (Starting February 21)
- Tuesdays: Happy Hour at The Pharmacy (NW 21st) | 2-6PM, Drink Specials, Sliders, Pita & Hummus, Quesadillas, Pretzels, & more! (more info)
Related Portland Events & Information:
- February: Our Portland February Events Calendar + Giveaways
- Valentines: Portland Valentine’s Day Weekend Events: Dinners, Brunch, Shows, Parties, Local Gifts
- St Patrick’s: Portland St. Patrick’s Day Events: Parade, Parties, Festivals, Music, Food & Drink Specials & More!