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Mardi Gras in Asbury Park 2023

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  • As of January 28, 2023, these are the details that have been released about this event.

Asbury Park Mardi Gras Weekend 2023

Asbury Park Mardi Gras is back for 2023! Bring your family and friends for the King Cake Baby Hunt, & Mardi Paws Pet parade!

When is this event?

February 18 @ 12:00 pm 5:00 pm

When is the raindate?

In case of inclement weather, pets will promenade & be judged inside the Shoppes at the Arcade.

Does this event repeat?

This event does not repeat.

Is the event indoors or outdoors?


Is registration required?


Mardi Gras Activities

  • Festive scavenger hunt
  • Mardi Paws parade

Entertainment Schedule

  • King Cake Baby Hunt from 12:00pm-5:00pm: Start at Backward Glances, inside the Shoppes at the Arcade, & get the locations of all the king cake babies. Visit the downtown shops & find each baby. Each one is holding a secret word. Write all the words on your entry blank, then return to the start to hand in your form. They will be picking random entries who completed the hunt to win great prizes!
  • Mardi Paws Parade at 2:00pm: Festively dressed pets will be marching down Cookman Ave., and will compete for wonderful prizes

What is the admission price?


This event is being organized and hosted by

Please contact them with any questions regarding this event. Jersey Family Fun is not directly involved with this event.

Where is this event happening?

This event is happening at

658 Cookman Avenue
Asbury Park, New Jersey 07712 United States
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(732) 455-8068

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