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Potawatomi Bringing Mardi Gras Entertainment on The Hop

Fat Tuesday Celebration includes stops along streetcar route

By - Feb 21st, 2020 02:01 pm
The Mackie Building and Huron Building with a passing streetcar. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

The Mackie Building and Huron Building with a passing streetcar. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

MILWAUKEE (February 21, 2020) – The sights and sounds of Mardi Gras are coming on board The Hop just in time for Fat Tuesday.

A five-piece brass band, part of the Mardi Gras celebrations at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, will play on the streetcar as well as making stops along the route to bring a taste of New Orleans to downtown Milwaukee.

Schedule of events for Tuesday, February 25 (all times approximate):

  • 11:00 a.m.: Depart Intermodal Station stop
  • 11:09 a.m.: Arrive at Cathedral Square Park for performance
  • 11:24 a.m.: Depart Cathedral Square Park
  • 11:28 a.m.: Arrive at Ogden/Jackson (Eastbound) stop for performance
  • 11:40 a.m.: Depart Ogden/Jackson stop (Westbound)
  • 11:46 a.m.: Arrive at City Hall for performance in City Hall Rotunda
  • 12:16 p.m.: Depart City Hall
  • 12:20 p.m.: Arrive at Historic Third Ward (Eastbound) stop for performance outside and inside Milwaukee Public Market
  • 12:35 or 12:50 p.m.: Depart Historic Third Ward stop
  • 12:39 or 12:54 p.m.: Arrive back at Intermodal Station stop

If you miss the band on board The Hop, join them in Mardi Gras celebrations inside Potawatomi. Starting Saturday, February 22, there will be food and drink specials, Mardi Gras-style parades, a tarot card reader, and more. Get the complete schedule at paysbig.com.

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