2022 Mardi Gras Costume Ball & Contest

Mardi Gras is Back

The Hot Springs Jazz Society will present the 10th Annual Mardi Gras Ball and Costume Contest on Saturday night, May 21st, 2022 at the Hot Springs Hotel Ballroom.

After having to cancel the 2021 Mardi Gras completely, due to Covid, we are back with King Richard and Queen Beth for a Royal Celebration. Great costumes will abound and some will win prize money after an applause judging.

This year we will be providing Mardi Gras food such as Gumbo, Shrimp & Grits, Muffuletta Sliders, Bread Pudding and more with, of course, adult libations for sale.

Back is One of Your Favorites – Restaurant Certificates packed in envelopes for sale at $40.00 per envelope – guaranteed to be worth $50.00 or more.

Silent Auction with great items for bid, and Dancing all night to our Big Band.

Please join your friends Duke Ike and Duchess Sonja Eisenhauer for a night of fun and Support for the Hot Springs Jazz Society.

All this fun for $70.00 per ticket, Reserved Tables of 10 for $700.00

Cajun Dinner included in Ticket Price!

Adult Drinks will be available through Hotel Hot Springs

A Fantastic Array of Silent Auction Items PLUS Super Raffle Items

Tickets on Sale Now!

Get your friends together for a table and preferred dance-floor (or whatever your preference is) seating.

Tables of 10: $700
Single Tickets: $70

The Hotel Hot Springs is offering a special rate on rooms for guests

$119 for a single
$129 per couple
$10 per person addition

(855) 516-1090

Hot Springs Jazz Society’s Gala Fundraiser in support of

  • Scholarships for Arkansas High School Students to attend Summer Jazz Camp
  • Free America’s Art Form concerts at the Garland County Library
  • Free day-long outdoor concert “JazzFest Block Party” during the annual JazzFest over Labor Day weekend

Co-hosted by Mardi Gras Queen and King

HRH Beth Gipe, Queen Jazz X and HRH Richard Gipe, King Jazz X

Beth and Richard invite you to join them in an evening of music, dancing and fun!!!

CASH PRIZES! for the best and most creative costumes

Best Man     Best Woman     Best Couple     Crowd Favorite

Costumes are not required to attend.

Don’t Delay … Begin Your Costume Today

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