Moody Gardens Mardi Gras Ball for Special People

  • 23 Feb 2014
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Moody Gardens Convention Center

Join us as we celebrate the 175th anniversary of Galveston by honoring its pirate history!  You're invited to the 28th Annual Mardi Gras Ball for Special People.  Enjoy food, arts & crafts, facepainting, costume characters, costume contest, live music and more! Costumes encourged! 

Free admission for individuals with speical needs, thier immediate family and/or caregivers with RSVP.

Registration is required!

Please Note: Group home attendees must wear an ID with name and organization

Check out a video from last year's event here:

Welcome to Glaveston Texas:

Privateer Jean Lafitte welcomes you as he returns to Baratara. He has invited pirates from all over the world and across centuries to join him in the city of Galveston in search of Treasures of the Gulf before setting off to Baratara! Pirates as notorious as Sr. Henry Morgan, Mary Read, Calico Jack Rackham and Black Bart have responded to this "opportunity"; however, there are always more opportunities when you are a pirate. Jean Lafitte hid his great treasure in Galveston.   He believes if he can relocate it, it will be so great that it will fund his return to Baratara.

Henry Morgan is known for his ingenuity and will do what he feels necessary so no one can stand in his way of wealth. Mary Read has many secrets, and Calico Jack is very much an outside-the-box-pirate, who has his own way of running the show. Will the pirates take the opportunity and work with Jean Laffite, or will they find their own opportunity to steal the treasure? Will the effort piracy takes be worth the ultimate gain? Does every pirate have a black heart, or is there a hero somewhere in the scurry lot? Jean Lafitte invites you to join him at the Mardi Gras Ball to find out-what say we drop anchor a whiles and explore?!

GHFEDS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit support organization serving the Greater Clear Lake area, including South Houston, Pearland, Pasadena, League City, Galveston, and other surrounding areas.

P.O. Box 891093
Houston, TX 77289

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