Pre-registration is now closed - limited walk-up registration is available. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions.
The registrations that include the Balcony Parties are SOLD OUT! We are now offering individual registrations for $45.
JOIN US FOR THE 102ND CELEBRATION OF MARDI GRAS! GALVESTON FEBRUARY 2ND, 2013 @ 11AM BY GALLOPING THROUGH THE HISTORICAL STRAND DISTRICT (WITH AN OPTIONAL STICK PONY). THE FIRST 500 GALLOPERS WILL BE GIVEN JESTER HATS AND A JESTER THEMED RUN SHIRT TO PERFORM THE WHIMSICAL EVENT (COLORFUL LEGGINGS MIGHT BE A GOOD CALL)!
WHAT is goin on?!?!
QUICK DESCRIPTION (all included):
-<5k Fun Run w/ a complimentary fermented libation during the festival ($5 Value)
-Festival Tshirt ($20 Value)
-1/2 Day Balcony Pass from 12pm to 4pm for the first 300 registrants ($35 Value)
-Mardi Gras Medallion ($5 Value)
-Concert ticket to see various artists perform LIVE, viewing of 4 festive parades, ROCK OUT to multiple DJ';s on the Jaeger Stage!!! ($17 Value)
*Must be 21 to receive free beer
The Jolly Jester Jaunt is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a leisurely crawl through Galveston';s Downtown Historic District & follow it up with a day of great Celebrations & Libations! The run is <5 kilometers long and will begin at 21st and Strand heading west to 25th street, loop around to Mechanic Street, and head back east to 21st street, making 3 laps. Walking and/or Running is permitted as this is a non-competitive, non-timed event! JUST HAVE FUN, GET SOME EXERCISE, AND DRINK SOME BEER.
Packet pickup: Friday, Jan 25th @ Beerfoot Beach Bar located at 2816 Ave R 1/2 from 5pm to 8pm night.
WARNING: Crazy outfits/Team Uniforms are EXTREMELY encouraged. The more OUTRAGEOUS, the better! People in normal, boring clothes will be punished with evil stares and glares for the rest of their lives.
After the run, jaunt over to any official festival beer booth (yellow & black signage) and redeem your bib ticket for a refreshing libation. Then head to the Trolley Station balcony located on Strand between 20th & 21st where you can tantalize the revelers to perform tricks for beads (remember this access is for the first 300 registrants only, so what are you waiting for?) !!
It';s an amazing deal for an awesome Saturday at one of Galveston Islands great historic festivals so don';t miss out!!
Event schedule and times
Nov. 30th-Registration is up!
Dec. 15th- Price goes up to $55!
Jan. 10th- Price goes up again to $65!
Jan 25th - Early packet p/u @ Beerfoot Beach Bar at 2816 Ave R 1/2 from 5-8pm
Feb 1st - Packet pick up @ Beerfoot!
RACE DAY Feb 2nd
9:30am- Check-in/Registration at 21st & Strand-Jagermesiter Stage (Please enter at 20th Street gate)
10:45am- Stretch/Warm up!
10:55am-Runners line up at 21st & Strand
12pm- Grab your beer (1 free per runner) and get the party started!!!