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Things to Do Near Hood River Oregon for Mardi Gras

Everyone enjoys a good time, and the Hood River community is no exception. With the upcoming Mardi Gras season, the urge to get away and have a good time is upon us all. If you can’t go to Mardi Gras, then you can always enjoy things to do near Hood River Oregon for Mardi Gras. Hood River hosts several Mardi Gras events that are sure to keep you entertained.

Events on the Hood River Activities Calendar for Mardi Gras

What’s better than enjoying yourself to the fullest while also helping someone else at the same time? Well, there’s a way to do that with the 2nd Annual Hood River Valley Adult Center Mardi Gras celebration, one of the best events on the Hood River activities calendar. The celebration is a fundraiser for the senior Meals on Wheels. All the proceeds earned from sales of tickets for this event will go to fund Meals on Wheels specifically for seniors. Last year’s first fundraiser was so successful that the Hood River Valley Adult Center decided to make it an annual event. The festivities will start off with a pre-party prior to the actual event. You’ll enjoy good food, great music and libations along with a silent auction and raffle. Make sure to get your tickets early as this evening is quite popular. You must be 21 to attend.

Hit the Bars

What is Mardi Gras without a little fun and libations when enjoying the many things to do near Hood River Oregon? When you are ready to enjoy the bar scene, Hood River has you covered. Head on over to Brian’s Pourhouse where you can enjoy tasty dishes as well as specialty drinks. Volcanic Bottle Shoppe has a selection of different brews in case you are looking to try something new. If you still want to experience the “buzz” of Mardi Gras and the bar scene is not really your thing, you can always visit one of the local breweries. Full Sail Brewery as well as Double Mountain Brewery provide an option to enjoy brews and learn about the brewing process simultaneously.


Hood River is one of the few places in the United States where open containers of alcoholic beverages are permitted in public. Of course, there are some stipulations. The alcoholic beverage container must be covered either with a bag or the alcoholic beverage must be placed in a cup or other container. Also, alcoholic beverages can only be opened outside and not within an established business. If you’re looking to bring your own libations to the Mardi Gras festivities in Hood River, this is an option for you.

Mardi Gras for a Cause
Hood River Valley Adult Center 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Celebration
2010 Sterling Pl, Hood River, Oregon 97031
Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM PST

Give us a call today to learn more about the Hood River activities calendar for Mardi Gras and to book one of our vacation rentals!

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