Holiday Mardi Gras Float Decorating Competition Results

Which holiday Mardi Gras float earned YOUR vote?

This new holiday event for 2020 encouraged several Mardi Gras krewes to decorate their floats and invited visitors to vote on their favorites. After a couple of weeks of voting, the final results are in!

pictured: Mardi Gras! Galveston float

Final Results
1st Place 🥇
Krewe Babalu - King Claus
2nd Place 🥈
Krewe of Aquarius - Octopus
3rd Place 🥉
Krewe Babalu - Queen Claus

About the Mardi Gras Float Decorating Contest:

Island visitors are encouraged to view the festive floats on Dec. 12 and Dec. 19 from 5-10 p.m. at the Port of Galveston Cruise Terminal #1 located at 2502 Harborside Drive and vote for their favorites at

The Mardi Gras floats will be parked at Cruise Terminal #1 along a one-way route with the entry point at 23rd and Harborside Drive.

The floats will be stationary and drivers may view the floats from their own cars.

The Port of Galveston and Park Board will provide staff at the display to ensure crowd control and compliance with health and safety protocols.


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