Where to celebrate Fat Tuesday in Wichita | 2023

Take in one or more of the traditional, raucous, or family-friendly Fat Tuesday events or Mardi Gras parties taking place all over town. Pile on the beads as Mardi Gras festivities level up this year with parties and food feasts.

We’ve gathered some of the upcoming celebrations for you to “laissez les bons temps rouler”—and keep an eye out as we’ll continue to add more once they are announced. If we are missing any, send an email over to wichitabyeb@gmail.com.

Fat Tuesday Events for February 21

Blue Moon Caterers at Villa LunaA Red Beans Bayou Grill Memorial
Where: 8406 W Central Ave
Time: 4pm – 8pm
Celebrate Fat Tuesday with Blue Moon Caterers by bringing back all of your Red Beans Favorites for a night! All you can eat buffet with all the Cajun Classics just like you remember! We’ll have oysters, Hurricaines and Gator-Aide at the bar, and for the bravest of all – OYSTER SHOTS! $30 for Adults, $15 for ages 4-15, free for kids under 4. No reservations, first come first serve. We’ll accept cash or card at the door.

Central Standard Brewing – Mardi Gras Party
Where: 156 S. Greenwood
Time: 3pm – 10pm
We’ve got the BEST FAT TUESDY party in all of Wichita and this year it just got a whole LOT better! The Black Fig Bakery will be serving King Cake slices and Queen cake cupcakes. 5- until sold out Peewee and Sweets making up muffuletta sammys and smoked chicken gumbo. 5-until sold out Come down to see Moonpie Band marchin and groovin 7-9

Doo-Dah Diner 10th Annual Fat Tuesday Cajun Feast
Where: 206 E. Kellogg Dr.
Time: 4:30pm – 8:30pm
Let’s enjoy a delicious Cajun feast (complete with live crawfish flown in from New Orleans!) and help the homeless in our community at the same time! Make your reservations now for our epic 10th Annual Fat Tuesday Cajun Feast!  Call 316-265-7011, option 1. $40/per person. $20 for those over 75 and under 10. Under 5 free.
* DooDads Permanent Jewelry Wichita will also be donating $10 from each bracelet or anklet linked during the event.

Hopping Gnome Brewing Co. Fat Tuesday with Mi Sueño
Where: 1710 E. Douglas
Time6pm – 8pm
We’re so excited to host Mi Sueño in the taproom for a fun Fat Tuesday Pop-up! They’ll be featuring a special Mardi Gras themed menu. Mark your calendars now and stay tuned for details!

Mort’s Martini Bar – Fat Tuesday at Mort’s
Where: 923 E. 1St. St
Time: Starts at 3pm
Get in your Tuesdays best and come on down to Morts! Food, drinks & live music all night!!! Consiglio & Co. 5PM-7PM
Cajun Band By, Fly By Night 8PM-12AM. Feast Today, For Tomorrow We Fast

River City Brewing CompanyFat Tuesday Crawfish & Shrimp Boil
Where: 150 N. Mosley
Time: 5pm – 9pm
Let The Good Times Roll or as they say in New Orleans…Laissez les bons temps rouler The order is placed with for a few hundred pounds of fresh live crawfish and we are pumped….This is a great event and has sold out every year we have done it.
Beer, crawfish, shrimp and good times. If you know you know, if you don’t you need to make plans to be here. Grab a Hurricane Inspired Gose brewed with passion fruit, orange and cherry, and get ready to dive into a delicious crawfish boil.

We will be doing things a little different this year. You can order the boil which consist of – red skin potatoes, corn, andouille sausage, cup of gumbo then you tell us how many pounds of crawfish and shrimp you want. Crawfish and shrimp will be cooked together but will be mostly crawfish. Or you can get just a bowl of Gumbo And you are going to want to order a few BBQ oysters.

Whiskey DicksFat Tuesday 
Where: 801 S. Seneca
Time: Starts at 11am
Doors open at 11am with Zydeco music, Cajun platters with Frog Legs, jalapeno hush puppies, Crawfish Jambalaya and cajun slaw $12.99, 1/2 PRICE Macs including Cajun Mac with fried shrimp and crab $6.50 and $3 Calls & $4 SoCo Hurricanes!!! Happy Hour 3pm to 6pm with 1/2 price drinks and apps!!! Laissez les bons temps rouler!! Must be 21+

Other Mardis Gras Events

CityArts – Sunday, February 12
Where: 334 N. Mead
Time: 1pm – 2:30pm
Leather Mardi Gras Mask 2-Day Workshop. Celebrate Mardi Gras this year with your own uniquely designed leather mask! Learn some of the basics of leathercraft, cutting, and paint a beautiful mask that is a creation of your own. All supplies included. Ages 16+

If you know of any other events taking place, please drop them in the comments or email wichitabyeb@gmail.com.

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