2016 Masquerade Ball

"Once Upon a Twisted Time" was the theme of the 2016 Masquerade Ball and our guests did not disappoint, bringing costumes and revelry.

Photos courtesy of Ami Jastrzemski

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Adult Swim: Hot, Wet and Oh So Bad

Thank you to all who came out on Saturday for our Adult Swim pool party.  It was hot, it was wet, but there was nothing bad about a night spent raising $5770 for LGTBQ organizations in New Orleans! 

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2016 Gay Easter Parade

With the support of our friends at Smirnoff Vodka, the Friday Night Before Mardi Gras pre-party at 700 Club got everyone in the mood for an amazing time at the Gay Easter Parade.

Photos courtesy of Casey McMurray

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Charleston Fest 2016

Charleston Fest represents a new type of fundraising event for Friday Night Before Mardi Gras. Smaller and specially-themed, they are events thrown by independent members of the community. Promising an interesting and fun time, organizers of these events also pledge to donate their proceeds to support Friday Night Before Mardi Gras, a truely winning partnership!

Photos courtesy of Fran Rio

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2016 Twisted Tiara Party

Guests enjoyed music, dancing, an open bar at the beautiful home of James Zanewicz on an unseasonably warm January day.  Following the party , we headed down to GrandPre's for an absolutely killer $10 buffet and after party.

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2015 Twisted Tea Party

An Adventure in Wonderland at Mags 940 Bar!  Featuring the Mad Hatter's Tea Party,  a full open bar featuring Tea-Themed cocktails, special appearances by Alice, The Queen of Hearts and all of your favorite characters!  

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2015 Twisted Tiki Party

Held at the fabulous home of Michael Shlenker and Don Schwenn, we enjoyed swimming, lawn games, an open bar, and special Tiki-themed summer cocktails. All this plus grilled treats, fabulous auction items and fun in the sun!

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2015 Masquerade Ball 

Our 2015 Ball  - with the theme Puttin' on the Glitz - took us to a brand new and exciting venue at the Cannery in Mid-City.  Here, 226 guests dressed up and got down on the Friday Night Before Mardi Gras.

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