The Wicked Wolf of Hoboken is celebrating Mardi Gras this coming Tuesday February 12, 2103 with $4 Hurricanes and giveaways all night. There will be music and food specials as well. If you can’t make it to New Orleans at least you can party at one of Hoboken’s popular waterfront destinations.
Today a number of bars in Hoboken will be hosting Fat Tuesday Specials in honor of the real Mardis Gras in New Orleans. Below is a quick rundown for the undecided…
Oddfellows – 80 River Street, Hoboken, NJ
Performing live "The VooDudes" will be roaring up the crowd. The Cake Boss will be filming with a one of a kind Mardi Gras Cake. They will be tossing beads and trinkets from their float all night. Oddfellows is the only New Orleans themed bar and restaurant in Hoboken and just steps from the PATH.
Village Pour House – 205 First Street Hoboken, NJ
The Village Pourhouse will have a live band Almost Easy and a Crawfish Eating Contest. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details. The festivities start at 7pm tonight. They will also have a ton of specials as shown below:
$2 Coors Light Drafts
$3 Abita Bottles
$3 Magic Hat Drafts
$5 Hand Grenades
$15 Hurricane Fishbowls
$15 Hand Grenade FIshbowls
$6 Crawfish Boil Baskets
Court Street -61 Sixth Street (Between Hudson and Washington) Hoboken, NJ
Court Street will be giving out a complimentary Hurricane tonight if you register in advance. Details below…
Register to receive a Coupon for a Free
Fat Tuesday Hurricane Drink
A $9.00 Value!
with the purchase of an Entree on
Fat Tuesday February 21st!
(not valid with Prix Fixe Dinner)
Click on the link below to register no later than 4pm on Tuesday February 21st and you will receive an email with your coupon by 4:30pm. Then, simply present your coupon (either printed or on your mobile device) to your server and we will discount your Fat Tuesday Hurricane Drink! Deal good from 6-11pm.
Tonight, Sunday February 19th 2012, the Chandelier Room in Hoboken is having their Sunday Funday Mardi Gras Party. Doors open at 6:30pm. Music will be brought to you by DJ Chachi. There will be no cover and for table reservations email email@example.com. The Chandelier Room is located at 225 River Street in Hoboken, NJ. Their website is www.chandelierroom.com.
The Wicked Wolf kicks off Mardi Gras tonight ahead of next week’s Fat Tuesday. They will have $5 Hurricanes and bead contests. There will be over $500 in cash and prizes to the person with the most beads. Be careful people, you don’t want to overdo it and OB (over bead). The Wicked Wolf is located at 120 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Their phone is 201-659-7500 and their website is www.wickedwolfhoboken.com.
Oddfellows is gearing up for their big Mardi Gras Celebration on Fat Tuesday February 21st as well as the Saturday before on February 18th. Oddfellows states: “No New Orleans hot spot would be complete without a Mardi Gras celebration, and Oddfellows answers with a week-long rip-roarin’ party, featuring live funk & zydeco bands and a glittering float that tosses out beads, masks, and trinkets to the revelers below!”
They also add: “Pots of Jambalaya will be cooking in the kitchen, Hurricanes (what, you’ve never had a Hurricane?) will be available at the bar.”
Performing Live: Saturday 2/18 “On 7″ and Fat Tuesday 2/21 “The Voodudes”
Free Stuff: Beads, throws and masks from The Oddfellows Float
So Just who are the VooDudes? They combine New Orleans funk, blues, boogie-woogie, honky-tonk, a pinch of Zydeco, Southern soul and Caribbean party music. The band has performed everywhere from Montreal, Canada to New Orleans and even toured in Europe. For more information on the band their website is: http://www.thevoodudes.net.
The VooDudes are:
Dave Ambrosy- Vocals and Drums
Gary Ambrosy- Vocals and Guitar
Andy B!- Vocals, Harmonica, Percussion and Rubboard
Fred Saunders- Bass and Beads
John Pittas- Keys and Accordion
Below is a video of them covering “What a wonderful world”:
Below is an upcoming charity event for the All Saints Episcopal Day School…
Event: All Saints Episcopal Day School Benefit Silent and Live Auction and Mardi Gras Dinner Date and Time: Tuesday March 8th 7pm-10pm Location: The Elks Lodge Hoboken Price: $75 per person Ticket Info: Tickets can be purchased at 707 Washington Street or 527 Clinton Street. Call 201-792-0736 for more information.