RECAP | Inaugural Mardi Gras Bash

Athens Main Street hosted the Inaugural Mardi Gras Bash on February 10, 2018 with presenting sponsor Martin and Cobey Construction Company, Inc. 

375 people braved the pouring rain to attend this festive event held at the Limestone County Event Center.

Attendees enjoyed music by Kozmic Mama, Mardi Gras style hors d’oeuvres, King cake, masks, beads, feathers and moon pies.

Athens Main Street Executive Director Melanie Newton said, “A special thank you to our sponsors and the Mardi Gras Bash Committee. The success of this event would not have been possible without them.”

The date for the Second Annual Mardi Gras Bash is March 2, 2019.

Gold Sponsor: Martin & Cobey Construction Management 

Purple Sponsors:

Dream Key Realty

PH&J Architects

Redstone Federal Credit Union

The Warten House

Green Sponsors:

Athens-Limestone Hospital Foundation

Sheriff Mike Blakely


Dr. Coleman

Allison Crawford

First National Bank

Dr. and Mrs. Robert Glenn

Dr. Dawn Mancuso

Ming Enterprises

Morell Engineering

Onyx Aerospace

John Plunk

Prime Performance Training


Special Thanks to

The Mardi Gras Bash Committee

The Limestone County Commission

Athens Main Street Board of Directors

The City of Athens

Kozmic Mama

The ASU Athenians

Suzannes Bakery

Dr. Tom Sisk

Tom Newton

Crawford’s Gifts

Nip and Tuck Florist

Yellowhammer Brewery

Gail Bergeron and Athens State University Art Department

Patrick Chesnut

West End Market

Sheriff Mike Blakely

Limestone County Sheriff’s Office

Opal Sisk