The 2023 St. Louis Mardi Gras presents the "Tito's Vodka Wiener Dog Derby" to be held at the Lumiere Place Stadium in Soulard Market Park. Opening ceremonies begin at 1:45pm and the First Heat begins at 2pm. FREE for spectators. Register the day of the event beginning at 10am.
Come early for the Purina Pet parade at 1pm. After the Derby, enjoy the Taste of Soulard going on at various eateries in the Historic Soulard Neighborhood.
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.