What better place to celebrate Mardi Gras in Colorado than on a mountaintop?

We’re bringing the New Orleans spirit to Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.


Mardi Gras is known for celebrating with music and dance, masking and costuming. 

See what Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park has cooked up this year Cajun style. Join us for a day of fun, frolic, and masquerading.

Here are just a few things to look forward to:

  • Cajun Food & Drink Specials
  • Live Music (4:00 – 7:30 PM)
  • Tarot Card Readings (1:00 – 7:00 PM)
  • Face Painting (1:00 – 4:00 PM)
  • Costume Contest (5:00 – 6:00 PM)
  • Gold Coin Treasure Hunt (12:00 – 5:00 PM)
  • Bourbon Street (all day)

Access to Mardi Gras is included with any park admission. 


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ZINZIN is Western Colorado’s go to group for Mardi Gras, Crawfish Boils, B-B-Q’s, Dances, Fais Do Do’s, Weddings, divorce parties, and well, anytime a good time needs to be passed. Cajun Two Steps and Waltzes are the order of the day, although they throw in a variety of Louisiana styles, including Blues and Zydeco. The members are Lou Farlow (Fiddle) Mark Gray (Accordion) Craig Curry (Dobro) Amanda Bailey (Guitar) and Lorraine Curry (Bass) & Clint Thompson (Perc). These musicians have been terrorizing Colorado’s Western Slope in various incarnations for over a quarter of a century. Bring your dancin’ shoes, a festive mood, and “Laissez les Bon Ton Roulet!” The Zinzin sound is eclectic, acoustic, and focuses on the music of Southwest Louisiana. Drawing from extensive backgrounds in Folk, Country, Jazz, Classical & Blues, Zinzin explores Cajun, Creole, Zydeco, Blues, and the resulting gumbo is simply irresistible dance music. Get your dancin’ shoes…or Kick ‘em off!


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