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Meridian Mardi Gras
Gumbo Application
Krewe of Barkus Parade Entry Form
Krewe of Midas Parade Entry Form
Vendor Information/Application


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February 14, 2015
Meridian Mardi Gras
11am – 5pm
City Hall Lawn
Meridian Mardi Gras is a long held event sponsored by Meridian Main Street which has grown and expanded over the years . It has been expanded to include: Live Music, Gumbo Cook-off, King Cake Sale, east Mississippi/west Alabama’s largest Mardi Gras Store; Krewe of Barkus Pet Parade; Krewe of Midas Parade and this year an expanded kid’s area. The 2015 Committee Chair Will Hayes, welcomes everyone to come out and join in the festivities. There’s no charge to attend and it’s a day of great activities for the entire family! Vendor and parade applications are online.

Gumbo Cook-off Application
Judging - 3pm
Tasters Choice - 4pm
$50 entry fee
$500 - 1st Place Award

King Cakes
Contact Anna Grace Ward, Young Professionals of Meridian at 601-934-1352

Krewe of Barkus
Sponsored by Animal Medical
Begins at 12noon.

April – November
Earth's Bounty

Rules and Registration Form

Singing Brakeman Park (April’s festival will be held on the lawn of City Hall. All other festivals will be at Singing Brakeman Park)
Join Meridian Main Street and the local area’s Farmer’s Market the first Saturday of April – November for a bountiful harvest of fresh produce, homemade goods, local honey, plants and much more! Kid’s activities and special demonstrations throughout the season. Maureen Lofton, the 2014 Committee Chair, anticipates eight fantastic festivals each unique with the season’s offerings. Mark your calendars now for the first Saturday of *April – November!
(*the April festival will be held on the lawn of City Hall in conjunction with the Threefoot Arts Festival. All other festivals May-November will be held at Singing Brakeman Park)



Meridian Main Street
2120 - 5th Street
Meridian, MS 39301