Wake Forest Mardi Gras

Plans are underway for a fun-filled day in downtown Wake Forest for both children and adults during the Wake Forest Mardi Gras Street Festival & Renaissance Ball on Saturday, Feb. 14. The event will invite area residents to visit the heart of Wake Forest and experience all our downtown has to offer.

Street Festival  
The Mardi Gras Street Festival will feature live music and special performances, face painting and a walking parade for children and adults. There will also be a variety of contests for the young and young at heart!

Downtown Merchant Specials  
Several participating downtown merchants will offer special discounts and activities – many with a Mardi Gras theme - throughout the day. 


Mardi Gras App  
Android and iPhone users can have a handy pocket guide to this year’s Mardi Gras celebration in the palm of their hands by downloading the Town of Wake Forest app and using the app’s "Mardi Gras" function. Designed to provide smart phone users with useful information about all of the 2014 Wake Forest Mardi Gras festivities, the function offers instant access to the day’s schedule of events, volunteer opportunities, Renaissance Ball tickets and more. 

IPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and Android users can download the town’s free app by searching for “Town of Wake Forest" on iTunes, in the iPhone app store or in Google Play or by scanning the appropriate QR code provided at www.wakeforestnc.gov/app.aspx