Lulu’s Bait Shack is the place to be for Mardi Gras on Tuesday, March 5th starting at 5 PM. The 20th annual event will feature a night of bands, beer, beads, booze and Cajun food. There will be three live bands playing rock music. The downstairs tent will feature DJ Shawn from 5 pm to 8 pm and “Project X” from 8 pm to Midnight. Upstairs in Lulu’s, “Sippin Fire” will play from 5 to 9 pm and “Bounce” from 9 pm to 1 am. Cajun food such as 200lbs of Hot & Spicy crawfish, gumbo, jambalaya and other great specialties will be featured.
At midnight, there will be a Best Beads contest for $300 cash for the first prize winner, $150 for second prize and $50 for third prize. Lulus will also be giving out complimentary beads. Flora De Cana Rum and Budweiser are sponsoring the event. Drink specials include $5 (14 ounce) Hurricanes with Flora De Cana rum, $3 (14 ounce) Budweiser, Bud Light, Shock Top and Budweiser Copper LagerDrafts and $15 (84 ounce) Fishbowls.
Proceeds will benefit Covenant House Florida/ The Young Professionals for Covenant House auxiliary group. Over the past 19 years Lulu’s has contributed more than $12,000 from this event to Covenant House Florida as well as provided a venue for a worthy cause to raise more money at the event. Lulu’s has also donated over $7,500 in Thanksgiving Turkeys to Covenant House Florida for the Holidays.
Covenant House Florida’s mission is to provide shelter for homeless, runaway and at-risk youth under the age of 21 including young moms and their babies. Covenant House Florida provides services to help youth achieve independence through education, addiction management programs, job readiness training and much more. #LuLusBaitShack