Mardi Gras all weekend: People and dog parades, beard contest, food, beer, etc. | Rock Candy

Friday, February 9, 2018

Mardi Gras all weekend: People and dog parades, beard contest, food, beer, etc.

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The 2018 SoMardigras, which includes a Main Street parade at noon Saturday, Feb. 10, and The Root Cafe Beard and Mustache Contest in the Bernice Garden afterward, has the following food and drink lineup (in addition to food trucks) in SoMa: Beer from Stone’s Throw Brewery, Lost Forty Brewing, the Water Buffalo and Ozark Brewery in the Bernice Garden’s Mardi Gras Craft Beer Garden; non-alcoholic Hurricanes at Sweet Home and Clement antiques; King Cake sundaes at Loblolly Creamery; special brunch, King Cakes, cucumber mimosas and Bloody Marys at Raduno; free slices of three varieties of King Cake at Community Bakery (bring in beads on Tuesday, Feb. 13, for free coffee); cupcakes for the first 100 visitors to The Escape Room; brats and other edibles at The Root Cafe; and King Cake-inspired Matcha drink at the Green Corner Store (which is having a costume contest).

On Sunday, Barkus on Main, the dog parade, will feature other eats in the 300 block of Main (NoMa?), a.k.a. downtown's food court (Soul Fish Cafe, Brewski's Pub & Grub and Samantha’s Tap Room and Grill.

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