Mardi Gras Dates

Ball Day

Open House

Dear Revelers Member,

          The 2019 Revelers Carnival Organization Mardi Gras Ball is about four months away.  The Ball will be held at the Biloxi Civic Center on the evening of Saturday, March 2, 2019.  The doors open at 7:00 p.m., the tableau begins at 8:00 p.m.  By popular demand the Atlanta based show band Simply Irresistible will again provide the entertainment for the evening.

          In January 2019 you will be receiving your annual “ball packet” with your ticket to the Ball.  Those of you who chose Option A and paid membership dues of $ 400.00 will also be receiving a ticket for your guest couple.  Those of you who chose Option B and paid membership dues of $ 275.00 will not receive a guest couple invitation along with your ball packet.  If perhaps you have changed your mind and now want to invite a guest couple, a guest couple ticket will be available for $ 200.00.  Please email therevelers@aol.com to reserve a guest couple ticket.

     Please be on the lookout for your “ball packet” in early January as it will detail all of the activities The Revelers Organization sponsors during our Mardi Gras celebration.  It is very important that you promptly return your seating request card that will be enclosed with the ball packet materials so that the Revelers Board can attempt to accommodate your seating preference at the Ball. 

     In addition to the annual Ball, The Revelers Organization also hosts an open house reception at the Slavonian Lodge from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on the ball day, March 2nd.  As a member of Revelers you are cordially invited to attend this event where the Organization provides food, beverages, and a social time for members and their ball guests to get ready for the evening’s activities.  Also, The Revelers have reserved a block of rooms at The Golden Nugget for the ball weekend.  If you wish to join the Royal Court and the Board of Revelers at the hotel for the weekend, you should now make your reservation promptly with The Golden Nugget by calling them at 228-435-5400, and ask for our guaranteed rate of $ 179.00 per night.  Our group code is S190304.

     In the meantime if perhaps you have any questions about The Revelers Carnival Organization or your participation in our activities, please feel free to respond to this email or call me at 228-209-0232.  You can also visit our website at www:therevelers.org to learn more about the best Mardi Gras organization on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

 
Nicky Filipich
Nicky Filipich, 2019 Captain of Revelers                                                                                           

Things to know


Laissez les bons temps rouler

Upcoming Mardi Gras Dates:


March 5, 2019
February 25, 2020
February 16, 2021
March 1, 2022
February 21, 2023
February 13, 2024
March 4, 2025
February 17, 2026
February 9, 2027


Mardi Gras Day is always 47 days prior to Easter Sunday (Fat Tuesday is always the day before Ash Wednesday).​​

  • Styrofoam ice chests, large roll around ice chests or any oversized ice chests will not be permitted inside the building.
  • Revelers will provide complimentary ice, cups, limited setups, and water.
  • Members and guests, who desire food or snacks at their table, must bring their own or place an advanced order with a caterer.
  • Revelers will  provide names of several caterers who are willing to pre-order and deliver to tables at the Civic Center, and will provide the caterers with a listing of member table numbers.
  • No food or snacks will be provided by Revelers nor will any be available for purchase at the Civic Center the night of the Ball.
  • All members are reminded to wear your pewter Revelers medallion and if a replacement medallion is needed, one can be obtained by calling John Heath at 228-861-1779. The cost of a replacement medallion is $15.00. All new members will be issued a medallion prior to the Ball.


March 2, 2019
Revelers members and guests

11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Slavonian Lodge being located at the northwest comer of Maple Street and Howard Avenue in east Biloxi.
All members are encouraged to drop by and enjoy some pre-ball festivities and fellowship.

The Ball

The Revelers Organization

69th Annual Carnival Ball


March 2, 2019

Biloxi Civic Center

578 Howard Avenue

Biloxi, MS


Doors Open at 7:00 p.m.

Tableau Begins at 8:00 p.m.

Ball ends at 1:00 a.m.