Mardi Gras returns to Hillcrest!

Mardi Gras returns to Hillcrest on Feb. 28.
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The huge celebration and festivities of Mardi Gras are coming back to Hillcrest on Tuesday February 28, and this year is going to be bigger than ever. Organizers are calling it the "Revival Tour." 

Also known as “Fat Tuesday,” this exciting and festive party is recognized around the world where people let loose of their inhibitions and participate in a night of unrestrained jubilation.

In San Diego, there is no better place to be than Hillcrest for this evening of all-out fun and exciting social interaction.

University Avenue, between First and Fourth Avenues will become the buzzing social hotspot as it transforms into a street fair from 6 pm to 11 pm.

The most recognized entertainers in Hillcrest will also join in on the revelry including the queens from Urban Mo’s Dreamgirls Revue.

Attend the festivities in your best costume for a chance to compete to win the title of Queen of Mardi Gras at 10 pm.

But don’t worry if you don’t have a disguise for the evening you can always get one at the mask booth.

VIP ticket holders will get an exclusive private bar and enjoy music from Rich’s Nightclub’s most popular DJs.

Also, making its debut this year is the complimentary hosted bar for the first 300 guests from 6 pm to 7 pm.

Hillcrest Mardi Gras is a 21+ Carnival.

Hillcrest Mardi Gras: Revival Tour is on Tuesday, Feb 28 from 6 pm to 11 pm. 

General Admission tickets are now on sale for $10 and $15 the day of.

VIP Tickets are $30 and $35 the day of and include access to an exclusive VIP area, private bar and restrooms, lounge seating and tons of beads!  

Now through Wednesday, February 15, at Midnight SDPIX readers will receive a 20% discount off presale general admission and VIP passes.

Just enter code: SDPIX17 to redeem at checkout.

Food provided by Edible Arrangements, Fiesta Cantina, Urban Mo's. Beer provided by Hillcrest Brewing Company."

Click HERE to get your presale tickets, which organizers say are guaranteed to sell out!

Hillcrest Mardi Gras benefits the development and preservation of Hillcrest through its partnership with the Hillcrest Business Association.

Attendees must be 21 years or older and have a valid photo ID to enter.  Main Gate located at 4th & University Ave.