Downtown Pardi Gras

Live Music • Gumbo Cook-Off • Food trucks • Parade • Vendors

Join us for the inaugural Downtown Pardi Gras event in Aransas Pass, TX! 

No Admission or gate Fee! 

Organized by Destination Aransas Pass. 



Thank you to our sponsors! 


If you are interested in being an Arts & Crafts vendor, food-truck vendor or Parade/Gumbo Cook-off participant please fill out the appropriate online application linked below. Only $25 to participate as a vendor, cook-off or parade participant. Payment can be remitted to the Aransas Pass Chamber of Commerce.

Click Here to register as a Vendor for this event. 

Click Here to register to be a participant in the Gumbo Cook-Off. 

Gumbo Cook-Off setup begins at 6 am and Judging will start at 1:15 pm. 
Public can purchase and sample gumbo from contestants and enter their pick for the People's Choice Award. (Tickets are 5 Samples for $25).  

Click Here to participate in the Parade. 


Sponsorship Opportunities | Click Here to download a copy. 

THE BIG EASY $10,000 (1)
As The Pardi Gras Festival Presenting Sponsor You Will Receive Company Logo Listing In Program/Schedule Of Events Displayed As Presenting Sponsor. Logo Listed Prominently On Pardi Gras T-Shirts To Be Sold To Public And Worn By Volunteers. Prominent Name Recognition On All Tv & Radio And Social Media Promo Spots As Presenting Sponsor. (10) Tasting Cups For Gumbo (10) Pardi Gras Cups (10) Drink Tickets (10) Pardi Gras T-Shirts. 2 Cook-Off Teams & Waived Parade Entry Fees.
 
ROYAL JESTER $5,000 (1) GO-CUP SPONSOR
Company Logo Listing In Program/Schedule Of Events. Logo To Be Displayed Pardi Gras Cup Which Will Be Sold At Festival. Name Recognition On Radio And Social Media Promo Spots. (5) Tasting Cups For Gumbo (5) Pardi Gras Cups (5) Drink Tickets (5) Pardi Gras T-Shirts. 1 Cook-Off Team & Waived Parade Entry Fees.
 
ROUX KREWE $1,500 (1 OF 2 AVAILABLE)
Company Logo Listing In Program/Schedule Of Events. Logo To Be Displayed On Gumbo Tasting Cups. Name Recognition On All Social Media Promo Spots As Gumbo Cook-Off Sponsor. Logo On Cook-Off Trophies. Sponor Credits: Trip For Two To New Orleans Awarded To 1st Place Cook-Off Participant. (2) Judges For Gumbo Cook-Off (10) Tasting Cups For Gumbo (2) Pardi Gras Cups (4) Drink Tickets (4) Pardi Gras T-Shirts
 
SUPER KREWE PARADE SPONSOR $1,500 - SOLD 
Company Logo On All Parade Trophies And Sponsor Of $350 Cash Prize Awarded To Best Overall Parade Float. Company Logo Listing In Program/Schedule Of Events. Name Recognition On All Social Media Promo Spots As Official Pardi Gras Parade Sponsor. (3) Judges For Parade (2) Pardi Gras Cups (4) Drink Tickets (4) Pardi Gras T-Shirts
 
T-SHIRT SPONSOR $1,000 (2 OF 3 AVAILABLE)
Company Logo Listing In Program/Schedule Of Events. Logo To Be Displayed Pardi Gras Shirt Which Will Be Sold At Festival And Worn By Volunteers. Name Recognition On Print Media And Social Media Promo Spots. (5) Tasting Cups For Gumbo (2) Pardi Gras Cups (4) Drink Tickets (4) Pardi Gras T-Shirts
 
BOURBON STREET KREWE $2,000 (3 AVAILABLE)
Company Logo Listing In Program/Schedule Of Events. Recognition On All Social Media Promo Spots. 1 Cook-Off Team & Waived Parade Entry Fees. (5) Tasting Cups For Gumbo (2) Pardi Gras Cups (4) Drink Tickets (4) Pardi Gras T-Shirts.