Photo courtesy of The City of Granite City - Mardi Gras Facebook page.GRANITE CITY - Granite City will host their third annual Mardi Gras celebration with a parade, block party and bar crawl on this Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024.

The parade starts at 1 p.m. at 29th and State Street in Granite City. It will end at Civic Park. The block party is scheduled for 2–5 p.m. at Civic Park, followed by a local bar crawl until 10 p.m.

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Over 25 floats will participate in the parade. The block party will include several local food and drink vendors. Kids can check out crafts and snacks at Alligator Alley, a free attraction sponsored by Granite City Township. There will also be a live DJ and an ax-throwing booth for community members to enjoy.

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“The block party is fun for the whole family and we cannot wait to celebrate with everyone,” the City of Granite City said in a Facebook post.

The bar crawl includes 17 bars in the area. Buses will be available to take participants to bars throughout the city, departing from City Hall at 5 p.m. and running until 10 p.m. Every bar will have drink specials and Granite City said there will be “a huge party” at every stop. For a full list of participating bars and vendors, visit the official The City of Granite City - Mardi Gras Facebook page.

“We are so thankful for this community and cannot wait to celebrate with you again!” the City said.

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