Mardi Gras Costume Dance Party!
Plan on joining all of your Up The Creek friends at our big annual "Mardi Gras Costume Dance Party! There are 3 parts to this big night out! The main dance party will be held at Terrace Gardens event center. It is a Mardi Gras costume Dance Party so plan on wearing your best Mardi Gras outfit! Not sure on what to wear? Check out Party City at www.partycity.com/category/holiday+parties/mardi+gras+party+supplies.do?intcmp=home_slidenav2_mardi-gras-accessories[masked] or www.buycostumes.com/c/female/mardi-gras/_/N-jZ27. At the very least pick up some beads, mask and a hat, you will be good to go. Here are some pics of last year's party to give you an idea of what you can wear: www.meetup.com/upthecreek-org/photos/[masked]
We are expecting over 250 people for this party, half will be staying at the La Quinta Hotel and enjoying the "Bourbon Street Experience" at the Pre and Post party.
VIP Pre-Party: 5oopm-7:30pmWith your room reservation at the hotel, enjoy the “Theme Rooms” just like Bourbon Street! Each room will create a different experience & drinks for you to enjoy – such as: “The Hurricane Room” Or “The Alabama Slammer Room”, or “The Burlesque Room”. Last year we had a “Pirate Room” and the contest winner was “The Red Room”. Please let the party planners know if you would like to host a themed room. We’ll also have an Appetizer Room for everyone to bring their favorite food to share.
Main Dance Party: 7:30pm-12 Midnight-Great party includes everything! Food, Open Bar and we have booked; “Just Us” a most excellent rock n roll band that will be playing for us great dance music, for some Mardi Gras Partying & Dancing! Free shuttle service will be available to take us Between Terrace Gardens & the hotel .
VIP Post-Party: After the main dance, if you have a room booked at La Quinta you will have VIP Access to the 2nd floor where Curtis will be our DJ playing great dance music! Plus the Theme Rooms will be re-opened for you to taste some innovative beverages and enjoy the appetizers that you brought!
VIP Pre-Party: 5:00 - 7:30 pm
Main Dance: 7:30 pm- 12:00 am
VIP Post Party: 11:30 pm to ?????
Cost to attend the Main Party: Up The Creek Dues Paying Club Members-$18, Guests and Meetup Members- $30
All Tickets for the main dance will be sold at the door. This is a "everything but the kitchen sink is included" party! Open Bar serving beer, wine, mixed drinks, soft drinks, food, Live Band, dancing, parking, shuttle service from La Quinta Hotel and back. All Included for this one low price!
Cash Prizes for Best Mardi Gras Costumes!!
Cash Prizes for Best “Bourbon Street” Room Decor!!
Main Party Location:Terrace Gardens Event center, 13065 E. Briarwood Ave. Centennial, CO
Hotel Room Reservation: Discount Room Rate of $65 (includes Tax, you are in charge of finding a roommate - if you want 1, 2, or 3!). Room Reservations: Call La Quinta DTC at [masked]-9969. Tell them you are with Up The Creek Ski & Rec Club to get the group rate. Hotel address: 7077 South Clinton St, Greenwood Village, 80112.
Entertainment: Main Dance: The “Just Us” Band playing great classic rock dance tunes!
VIP Post Party: DJ Curtis playing dance tunes from the 70s, 80s, 90s and today!
Don't miss out on the Pre & Post Parties!!! Get a Room & enjoy the full “Mardi Gras
It’s Mardi Gras! Come celebrate this festive time with your Up The Creek friends & guests. Since the parties include all you can drink we strongly recommend that you stay with us
and book a room for the night at La Quinta. We do not want anyone drinking & driving! Mardi Gras Party Planners: Heidi Pennock, Curtis Cloutier, and Dianne Anderson.