The final curtain will fall on DWNTWN Muncie’s biggest party of the year: Bud Light's Muncie Gras 2018! DWNTWN is gearing up for its 16th and FINAL Annual Muncie Gras celebration. The party will take place in the streets of downtown Muncie on Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Locals, visitors and students ages 18+ are welcome to join in the New Orleans-style festivities. Join us as we celebrate the event that has brought us 17 years of DWNTWN fun! 

All of our favorites acts and activities have been invited back for a final performance. The event will boast visits from the mechanical bull, zip line, human bowling, the vortex, the go-go cage, The Fire Show, drag queens, The Fabulous Funcie Femmes Burlesque dancers, EDM dance tent, the Midget Wrestling Federation, fireworks at midnight, and tons of other live entertainment!

Dilly Dilly!

Performers on the Canan Commons Bud Light stage will keep the party going all night long and include:

  • Drake Alan
  • Tic Williams Jr.
  • Jennie Devoe
  • Governor Davis
  • The Indigos
  • MidWest Hype
  • Michael Martin and the Beautiful Mess.

The event is open to those 18 years and over. The MITS trolley and buses will provide a safe ride home, from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. with routes to the Ball State campus and Lyndenbrook area hotels. 

Check often for entertainment updates and schedules, pre-sale ticket locations, hotel information and MITS Trolley routes. To keep up with the latest developments, follow Muncie Gras on Twitter @MuncieGras and Facebook - Muncie Gras.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the gate and will be available online and at physical locations beginning March 1st.


Retail, food or service vendors who would like to be a part of this year's event should fill out the appropriate form below and contact Cheryl Crowder at or by calling 765-282-7897.