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Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras Celebrations in Wichita 2023

Laissez le bon temps rouler! Let the good times roll this Mardi Gras with food specials, concerts and more in Wichita!

We may not have beads and parades in Wichita to celebrate this fun day, but we do have food and entertainment!

Several Wichita businesses have come up with creative and delicious ways to celebrate Mardi Gras/ Fat Tuesday this year, which is on Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Mardi Gras Food Deals

Mardi Gras/ Fat Tuesday: February 21, 2023:

The Donut Whole will be serving King Cake Donuts in traditional Mardi Gras colors. There will be lucky babies inserted into random donuts and if you order a dozen donuts in advance, they guarantee one lucky baby in every dozen. Order yours today to guarantee you get your Mardi Gras donuts!  The Donut Whole is located at 1720 E. Douglas.

Blue Moon Caterers has their annual Red Bean’s Bayou Grill Memorial Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Party on Tuesday, February 21, from 4 to 8 p.m. This is the one time of year you can enjoy some of your favorite dishes from the former Red Bean’s Bayou restaurant. Celebrate Fat Tuesday with Blue Moon Caterers by bringing back all of your Red Beans Favorites for a night! All-you-can-eat buffet with all the Cajun Classics just like you remember! We’ll have oysters, Hurricaines and Gator-Aide at the bar, and for the bravest of all – OYSTER SHOTS! $30 for Adults, $15 for ages 4-15, free for kids under 4. No reservations, first come first serve. We’ll accept cash or card at the door. The event will be held at Villa Luna, 8406 W. Central-across the street from Bishop Carroll Catholic High School. (The price includes soft drink, taxes and gratuity.) 

Doo Dah Diner Let’s enjoy a delicious Cajun feast (complete with live crawfish flown in from New Orleans!) and help the homeless in our community at the same time! Make your reservations now for our epic 10th Annual Fat Tuesday Cajun Feast! 4:30-8pm.

Old Mill Tasty Shop Shrimp PoBoy, Bread pudding and Gumbo on February 21st between 11-3pm

Chicken N Pickle they are serving up hurricanes for $9.50. Don’t forget the ice rink is still up! Chicken N Pickle is located at 1240 N. Greenwich Road.

The Rusty Nail celebrate Mardi Gras with us on February 21st!! $5 Hurricanes & $6 Sazeracs all day long! Hungry? Get a Muffuletta Sandwich for just $12 or a Shrimp Po Boy for $9!

Whiskey Dicks February 21st is Fat Tuesday at Whiskey Dicks!!! Doors open at 11am with Zydeco music, Cajun platters with Frog Legs, jalapeno hush puppies, Crawfish Jambalaya and cajun slaw $12.99, Shrimp Po Boys $10.99 and 1/2 PRICE Macs including Cajun Mac with fried shrimp and crab $6.50 and $3 Calls & $4 SoCo Hurricanes!!! Happy Hour 3pm to 6pm with 1/2 PRICE DRINKS & APPS!!! Laissez les bons temps rouler!! Must be 21+

Magnolia Cafe has Mini muffuletta, cajun crab dip, oyster Rockefeller and bourbon balls. For entrees, they have seafood jambalaya with shrimp, mussels, and oysters, swordfish with dirty rice, crawfish boil, and more.

River City Brewing Company Let The Good Times Roll, or as they say in New Orleans…Laissez les bons temps rouler.The order is placed for a few hundred pounds of fresh live crawfish, and we are pumped….This is a great event and has sold out every year we have done it: beer, crawfish, shrimp, and good times. If you know, you know if you don’t, you need to make plans to be here.

Grab a Hurricane-Inspired Gose brewed with passion fruit, orange, and cherry, and get ready to dive into a delicious crawfish boil. We will be doing things a little differently this year. The boil will consist of – red skin potatoes, corn, andouille sausage and 1 pound of crawfish/shrimp. $28 Crawfish and shrimp will be cooked together as 2/3 crawfish, 1/3 shrimp. Add crawfish/shrimp by the pound. $10 Gumbo by the cup or bowl. Oysters raw or charbroiled available 3/6/12 for $3 each. If you have them with the boil they are only $2.50 each. Tuesday, February 21st 5:00 – 9:00 unless it sells out before 9.

Little Busters Sports Bar It’s Fat Tuesday here at Little Busters. Celebrate with our muffuletta sandwich or Mardi party fries. Wash it down with Abita Purple Haze. Don’t forget Singo Bingo starts at 7. Happy hour is every day from 3pm to 6pm. Little Busters is located at 457 N Baltimore Avenue in Derby. 

Mardi Gras Food to Order

If you want to celebrate Mardi Gras/ Fat Tuesday at home, several bakeries and donut shops around Wichita are selling a variety of Mardi Gras themed foods. Some of them require that you call in advance to place your order. 

Dillons bakery has traditional 24 oz. Mardi Gras King Cakes available. Each cake serves approximately 8 people. These are made to order so you will need to call in advance. Call a Dillons bakery near you to place your order.

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