St. Clare Catholic School’s much-anticipated annual Mardi Gras carnival will take place on school grounds (821 Prosperity Farms Road, North Palm Beach) beginning on Thursday, Feb. 12 and concluding Sunday, Feb. 15. The entire community is invited to experience this fun-filled event.
Mardi Gras is St. Clare School’s signature event. This family-friendly carnival began in 1991 and has been attended by thousands of people over the years. The St. Clare campus is brilliantly transformed from green open fields to an amazing array of rides, midway games and vendors.
Thursday, Feb. 12 will kick off this year’s Mardi Gras with a Food Truck Invasion. More than 15 food truck vendors will provide an array of sensational fare and will fulfill any craving. Thursday evening will also be a ride preview, night and ride wrist bands will be sold for $25. Several local bands will grace the stage each night. New rides have been added to the festival, and live entertainment will provide non-stop fun to this exciting four-day event. With all of the new changes coming to Mardi Gras, many old favorites will be back as well. The putting competition is always a crowd pleaser, the Knights of Columbus cannoli will be available and the grade-level game booths will be jumping and hopping.
The money raised at Mardi Gras will assist in funding educational enrichment, technology initiatives, sports programs and countless other programs and endeavors.
Mardi Gras 2015 runs from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12; noon to 11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13; 1 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14; and 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15.
Discounted ride tickets (savings of 25 percent) and wrist bands can be purchased at St. Clare Catholic School before Thursday, Feb. 12. There are no admission fees. Food, game and ride tickets can also be purchased at the event. For more information about Mardi Gras, or sponsorship opportunities, call (561) 622-7171.