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Celebrate Mardi Gras at Summer Shack

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Get ready to experience the vibrant and lively spirit of Mardi Gras right here in Boston! Summer Shack is gearing up for a week-long celebration filled with delicious Louisiana-style gumbo, lively music, and a festive atmosphere. With locations in Boston and Cambridge, join us as we dive into the heart of this traditional carnival, bringing a taste of the Bayou to the heart of New England.

What is Mardi Gras?

Mardi Gras is a traditional carnival celebration that takes place before the start of Lent, typically in February or March. The name "Mardi Gras" means "Fat Tuesday" in French, which refers to the practice of eating rich, fatty foods before the fasting period of Lent begins. The celebration is known for its colorful parades, lively music, and festive atmosphere, with New Orleans being one of the most famous locations for Mardi Gras celebrations.

Summer Shack's Week-Long Festivities

The Mardi Gras celebration kicks off on Tuesday, February 13th, and lasts all week long, allowing you to indulge in the festive atmosphere at Summer Shack. Whether you are a seasoned Mardi Gras reveler or a newcomer looking to experience the joy of the carnival, Summer Shack is the place to be!

Discover Louisiana Style Gumbo in Boston

Louisiana-style gumbo is a hearty and flavorful stew originating in Louisiana, USA. This gumbo style is often served over rice and is a popular dish during Mardi Gras celebrations. So, prepare your taste buds for an unforgettable journey through the flavors of Louisiana! Summer Shack is proud to present a special menu featuring authentic Louisiana-style gumbo, a soul-warming dish that captures the essence of Mardi Gras. Made with a rich blend of savory spices, succulent seafood, and hearty meats, our gumbo promises to transport you straight to the lively streets of New Orleans. 

Where to Celebrate Mardi Gras in Boston

If you want to celebrate Mardi Gras in Boston, take advantage of the week-long Mardi Gras festivities at Summer Shack in Boston and Cambridge! Starting on February 12th, both restaurant locations will offer a week filled with delectable Louisana-style gumbo, live music, and an unforgettable celebration. Be sure to dress up in your best purple, gold, and green attire, and get ready to embrace the spirit of the holiday! Contact the Boston or Cambridge Summer Shack today to book your table and get ready to experience the magic of the Mardi Gras carnival!