Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras Parade

The Bolivar Peninsula Lighthouse Krewe would like to thank everyone who participated or attended our 29th Annual Mardi Gras Parade. There were over a hundred entries, with an estimated participation of 575+ people in the parade. And, many Thousands attending. A special thanks to the hard working members of the Bolivar Peninsula Lighthouse Krewe. Without all the members’ support

I Love a Parade!

By Linda Elissalde
I have always loved parades. There were the Ringling Brothers Circus Parades, Neches River Festival Parades, The Big Thicket Trek Parades, Lamar Tech Homecoming Parades, and of course, The Bolivar Peninsula Mardi Gras Parades. Each had its own personality, but all were thrilling and fun to watch from the sidelines. However,

A Ritzy and Roaring Good Time

MG_0Under blue skies and a gentle breeze on Saturday, the 27th Annual Lighthouse Krewe Mardi Gras Parade was underway in Crystal Beach. People started lining the highway several hours before the 11:30am start, waiting to hoot and holler and cheer on the parade. Nearly a hundred floats, vehicles, and fire trucks traveled down the highway with revelers all dolled up to the theme “Roaring 20’s and all that Jazz”,

Mardi Gras, “Lighthouse Style”

MG_0The 26th annual Lighthouse Krewe Mardi Gras Parade commenced under beautiful blue skies on Saturday with nearly a hundred floats and vehicles inching down Highway 87 between cheering crowds lining both sides of the road. Beads and candy were flying through the air creating the festive atmosphere that is unique to this Bolivar Peninsula event. There were big floats, small floats, lots of

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