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2024 Dates Coming Soon

Vendors, Food Trucks, Live Music, Gumbo Cook-Off Competition, Kids Zone & Parade

Downtown Aransas Pass 203-360 S. Commercial St.




Vendors, Food Trucks & Parade

Participate in the Event

Check Back in November 2023


Pardi Gras is a collaborative effort between the Aransas Pass Chamber of Commerce and Destination Aransas Pass. The two non-profit organizations created Pardi Gras to reignite the downtown and increase foot traffic during winter months. Proceeds of the event are utilized toward beautification projects for Downtown Aransas Pass.

Thank you to our event sponsors!

Parade 11:00 AM

The Parade will kick off our Pardi Gras Festival in Downtown Aransas Pass

Event Location: 203-360 S. Commercial St. Aransas Pass, TX 78336 (After the Parade 203-360 of S. Commercial St will be closed until 6 PM)

Parade Route: Starts at the intersection of E. Magnolia and Commercial St, proceeds Northbound on Commercial St and ends left onto Wheeler Ave.


Participating in the Parade: $25 Entry Fee

To Participate in the parade please fill out form linked above and remit entry fee to the Aransas Pass Chamber of Commerce.

Parade Lineup Begins at 10 AM on Arch and E. Magnolia behind ValueBank Texas.

Parade Judging Begins at 10:30 AM.


Cash Prizes & Trophies

1st Place Best Overall Entry $175 Cash & Trophy

2nd Place Entry $100 Cash & Trophy

3rd Place Entry $75 Cash & Trophy


Parde Gras Parade & Event Map

Parade Sponsored by Aransas Pass Police Department & Anchor Point Realty Group Keller Williams of the Coastal Bend

Gumbo Cook-Off Competition

$25 Fee Per Team

Cash Prizes & Trophies

1st Place $500 Cash & Trophy

2nd Place $250 Cash & Trophy

People's Choice Award $125 Cash & Trophy

Vendors & Food Trucks

Craft Vendors: $75 Fee

  • Check-In 8:30 AM

Food Trucks: $50 Fee

  • Check-In 7:30 AM
  • **Food trucks must acquire a 1-Day City Food Truck Permit ($25). Please contact Aransas Pass Public Works at (361) 758-3111 to secure permit. 

Commercial Vendors (Soliciting Services): $350

  • All vendor fees shall be paid to the Aransas Pass Chamber of Commerce, vendor space cannot be held without payment.
Pardi Gras craft vendors must be vending merchandise. Vendors that are soliciting services will NOT be accepted in the craft vendor section. Spaces are reserved for commercial vendors (Insurance companies, telecommunications, health insurance, etc.)

All fees are non-refundable.

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