Three events celebrating Mardi gras in Manitou Springs
2024 Carnivale in Manitou
Weekends of Mardi Gras Fun
*DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER MUMBO JUMBO GUMBO COOK-OFF AND CARNIVALE PARADE WILL BE POSTPONED ON FEBRUARY 10 AND MOVED TO MARCH 2!
Returning in 2024 is the Manitou Springs Carnivale! Join us for CarniBall on February 3rd, the Mumbo Gumbo Jumbo Cook-Off, and the Carnivale Parade on March 2nd. Local shops and restaurants will also be offering some sweet deals and food specials (to hopefully include some warm, tasty gumbo!).
Dress up in your Mardi Gras best and don’t forget to don your feathered masks while you enjoy all that Manitou Springs has to offer.
2024 Carnivale events!
Getting to Carnivale
Stop at any Pike Ride hub and pick up an e-bike for a quick yet beautiful ride into Manitou Springs. You can ride all the way to Soda Springs Park & park your bike at any bicycle rack.
Pike Ride is offering a discount code for your bike into Manitou Springs for Carnivale! Use BONTEMPSROULER on their website here and look for more bike parking information and the QR code.
Grab a bus! The #3 Metro Bus will be running all day and drops off at Memorial Park.
Rocky Mountain Ride will be conducting the #36 shuttle route that goes from Fields Park through Downtown Manitou and runs every 20 minutes. Last shuttle at 4 p.m.
There will be a shuttle from Manitou Springs High School with drop off at Hiawatha Gardens in Memorial Park. Last shuttle at 4 p.m.
The #33 Free shuttle for Manitou Springs will stop running from 12pm until 2pm on March 2, 2024 due to the parade.
You can reserve a parking spot beforehand, and guarantee a place to park at 339 Manitou Avenue. The rate is $20/day. There are only 15 spots available, so they will go quick! To reserve a parking spot, please visit: https://parking.honkmobile.com/hourly/zones/78002
Parking will be available for a fee at Hiawatha Gardens located in Memorial Park.
Free parking located at Fields Park.
Parking will be available at Manitou Springs High School from 10am – 2pm for a $10 donation to the FCA and AT Clubs. This is first come, first serve parking.