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It's Mardi Gras Time!

The celebration starts with a series of fun-filled mixers and finishes with the "12 HOURS OF MADNESS -PARTY IN THE STREET" February 6th as Historic Downtown Leesburg comes alive with the sights and sounds of N’awlins! Jugglers, Fire Eaters, Stilt Walkers, Live Music, Festive Foods, Vendors and 3 Parades keep the party going non-stop!

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The Candidates

Candidates compete for your vote through contributions to be crowned King Rex and Queen Divine of the Leesburg Mardi Gras Celebration. Visit the Candidate pages or meet them at the parties and vote!

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The Parties

There are 4 fun-filled parties where the Candidates entertain you with fun and often hilarious entertainment as they compete for your vote. Enjoy dancing to great DJ music, full liquor and/or wine bar, catered food and good times!

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The Crowning Ball

The formal Mardi Gras Ball where the Candidates with the most donations are crowned King and Queen of the Mardi Gras Festival. Live music, dancing, catered food, face painting and more! Get Your tickets early!

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Party In The Street!

Celebrate Mardi Gras with Leesburg's family friendly "12 Hours of Madness" celebration. There's 3 parades, Live Music, Jugglers, Fire Eaters, Stilt Walkers, Vendors, The popular Bourbon Street Corner & Beads!

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Get The Celebration Started!
Vote By Donation or Buy Ball Tickets!

Select Your Favorite Candidate!


  • Johnny Malik


  • Mandy Wettstein


  • J. Matt Maddox


  • Kelly Owensby


  • Matt Tutton