Where to Get Into Mardi Gras Shenanigans in San Antonio This Fat Tuesday


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Beer Goggles // Hand grenade shots and Hurricanes will be on special all night long at this Live Oak bar. No cover, 2pm, 12702 Toepperwein Road, Suite 101.

Drink Texas // Probably the least expensive Hurricanes on this list and $3 SoCo. Make this your fist stop. No cover, 2pm, 200 Navarro St., (210) 224-1031. The party extends all the way to the Stone Oak location. 19903 Stone Oak Pkwy., Suite 202, (210) 886-8117.

Hangar Bar // Roll into Hangar for specials on Dos XX buckets, pints, hand grenades and Hurricanes. No cover, 2pm, 8203 Broadway, (210) 824-2700.

Houlihan's // Specials during this party include $5 Long Island pitchers, $5 Hurricanes, happy hour pricing all day and half-off vino. Dine in and 15 percent of proceeds for the day will be donated to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. No cover, 11am-11pm, 938 N. Loop 1604 W., (210) 494-3371.

Howl at the Moon // Hurricanes (available in 12, 32 and 86 ounces) will be the featured drink for the evening with live music, drink specials and beads. No cover, 111 W. Crockett St., Suite 201, (210) 212-4770.

Jazz, TX // It wouldn't be Fat Tuesday without a lil jazz, now would it? Join Doc Watkins, Pierre Poree and Curtis Calderon for Big Easy tunes and a special menu from the kitchen. $10-$30 per person, 8:30pm, 312 Pearl Pkwy., Building 6, (210) 332-9386.

Knockout // Boys, beads, and Hurricanes. What more do you want? No cover, 9pm-midnight, 1420 N. Main Ave., (210) 227-7678.

Market on Houston // Spend Fat Tuesday on the patio overlooking Houston Street with a $10 crawfish boil. No cover, 11am-2pm, 205 E. Market St., (210) 227-3241.

The Rustic // It'll be a Mardi "Craw" party at The Rustic during this free (with RSVP) event with music, crawfish boil, jambalaya, face painting, and more. Or pony up a breezy $30 for VIP access, party-style catering from 5:30-7:30pm. Free with RSVP on first-come, first-serve basis, 5:30-midnight, 17619 La Cantera Pkwy, Suite 204, (210) 245-7500.

Social Spot // Don your most mysterious masque for this Masquerade Party with food available for purchase from Datz It, Datz All - Southern Creole food truck. No cover, 5pm-midnight, 930 Broadway, (210) 263-9009.

Stout House // Party like a true Nawlin's native with $6 Hurricanes and $6 Grenade pitchers and dance the night away with music by Austin Scott at 10 p.m. No cover, 2pm, 11851 Bandera Road, Suite 119, (210) 637-9094.

Three Legged Monkey // Come grab some beads while enjoying $5 Hurricanes. No cover, 2pm-2am, 2313 NW Military Hwy., (210) 340-9233.

Tucker's Kozy Korner // You don't have to go to New Orleans to truly celebrate Mardi Gras. Tucker's will feature drink specials and food from the Big Easy, including gumbo and catfish po'boys, and music by Nick Nood. No cover, 4-7pm, 1338 E. Houston St., (210) 320-2192.

VFW Post 76 // San Anto's oldest VFW post also happens to throw the rowdiest Mardi Gras celebration. Stop in for the 8th annual event with music by OMG Sounds, food trucks, giveaways and beer, wine and liquor setups by the post. This is a BYOB event. $10, 4pm-1am, 10 10th St., (210) 223-4581, info@saza.org.

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