Mardi Gras 2016

Thank you to Our Sponsors, Restaurant Sponsors, Patrons, Event Partners, Parade  Participants, Musicians, Volunteers, Auction Donors…and Other Supporters for  Making Mardi Gras 2016 Such a Great Success! 

And here’s what you missed at this year’s silent auction. Click here.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 | 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm


The New Haven Free Public Library is the place to be for Mardi Gras!

Come celebrate and support your Library, its branches, diverse resources and programs.

  • Internationally-Inspired Cuisine
  • Designer Cocktails
  • Silent Auction
  • Photo Booth
  • Parade and Music

Tickets begin at $75 per person.

For more information, please contact Lisa Kaston at 203.946.7454 or

Many thanks to our Mardi Gras Sponsors
Yale-New Haven Hospital 
Yale University
Elsie B. Chapman
First Niagara
Suzio York Hill 
Access Audio-Visual
Elm Campus Partners

…and to our Mardi Gras Committee!
Laura Cahn
Annamae Carter
Elsie Chapman
Priscilla Dannies
Latasha Comfort
Patrick J Dunn
Rosie Jacobs
Lisa Kaston
Tori Rysz (Parade Chair)
Tranayce Taylor
Julie Trachtenberg
Diamond Tree

Meet our Restaurant Sponsors!

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And many thanks to our Mardi Gras Patrons

Webster Patrons
Cynthia Cross
Priscilla and Robert Dannies
People’s United Bank
Start Community Bank

Ives Patrons
Beers, Hamerman, Cohen & Burger, PC
Ed Bottomley and Tom Griggs
Jay and Grace Bright
Martha and Jim Brogan
Jamie Cohen and Fran DeToro
David S. Greco and Daniel H. Diaz
Emily Horning and David Zukowski
Claudia Merson
Shana and Olaf Schneider
Wells Fargo Bank
Rosanne F. Zudekoff

Festival Patrons
Elsie S. Blackshear
Marianne Carolla
Lisa Kaston and Tom Behrendt
Jennifer Pugh