Join the excitement of Mardi Gras in Downtown Culpeper, Virginia! Fun for the entire family including: live music, street performers, performing artists, wagon rides, New Orleans inspired food, face-painting, and mask decorating. Enjoy the traditions of Mardi Gras with beads and masks for all.
Explore Historic Downtown Culpeper, while experiencing all that the Culpeper Downtown Carnival has to offer: eat savory, hop, listen, learn, and eat sweet for your chance at an amazing Downtown Gift Basket! Entry cards along with the schedule of events are located in shops and restaurants throughout the downtown district, so be certain to pick one up today.
Enjoy all day in-store specials with many merchants open until 8 PM. Restaurants will serve up delicious Mardi Gras themed specials from sweet French Quarter beignets and King Cake, to savory gumbo and po' boys that are sure to please.