MUNCIE, IND. – It is DWNTWN Muncie’s biggest party of the year! DWNTWN is gearing up for its 14th annual Muncie Gras celebration. The party will take place in the streets of downtown Muncie on Saturday, March 19th, from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. Locals, visitors and students ages 21 and older are welcome to join in the New Orleans-style festivities.
Event Director Cheryl Crowder said, “It’s our version of Bourbon on Walnut Street! This year should be bigger and better than ever. We’re building an event that continues to gain exposure throughout the Midwest.” Last year’s event drew upwards of 8,000 attendees from throughout the region.
These year’s active entertainment offerings include the ever popular mechanical bull, arm chair quarterback, stunt jump, human orbs, the wizzer, the tumbleweed and Budweiser go-go cage. New this year, is the addition of 2 oxygen bars! The Micro Wrestling Federation Shows, Illuminate dance party and sensory tent with oxygen bar, Be Here Now’s live music stages, Carenza’s Caravan of belly dancers, fire spinners and aerial acts, After Dark’s drag show and sizzling hot male revue, and tons of live entertainment indoors and out will keep you in the party mood! Multiple outdoor bars will keep the libations flowing throughout the night.
The event is open to those 21 years and over. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the gate. Tickets go on sale February 22nd. For those who would like to purchase tickets online, click here! 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 the DWNTWN site or our Muncie Gras Facebook page beginning March 1st for entertainment updates and schedules, pre-sale ticket locations, hotel information and MITS Trolley routes. To keep up with the latest developments on the celebration, follow Muncie Gras on Twitter, @MuncieGras. Let the good times roll!
Bud Light Muncie Gras is produced by Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and sponsored by Woof Boom Radio.
Event Contact: Cheryl Crowder, Muncie Downtown Development Partnership, Event Director Cheryl Crowder or 765-282-7897