The 2023 St. Louis Mardi Gras presents the 5K Run For Your Beads in the Historic Soulard Neighborhood. Wear your best Mardi Gras costume and race through Soulard with pit stops along the way featuring complimentary beer and Hurricanes (21 and older!). Prizes will be awarded for best costume and winners in each division. After the race, stay for the Taste of Soulard, a self-guided tasting and pub crawl.
See website for more info and to register: $30 until January 31st; $35 after February 2nd; $40 on race day. Race begins at 9am at the Soulard Market Park, located at 8th and Lafayette.
See website for more information on this event and ALL the other Mardi Gras festivities!
The Mardi Gras season begins on January 6th with the 12th Night Celebration and ends with the Grand Parade on Saturday, February 18th.