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Join a warming swarm of raucous revelers here in Burlington, Vermont, for a weekend of bountiful bacchanalia and splendiferous philanthropy! The 19th annual Magic Hat Mardi Gras Weekend takes place February 28th through March 2nd, with the magnificent parade going down on Saturday, March 1st.

The icy avenues of downtown Burlington will momentarily melt to accommodate all comers, new and old, from here and afar. The Magic Hat Mardi Gras spreads its warming arms over three full days, and we urge you to come and experience everything Mardi Gras and Burlington have to offer. You can’t possibly experience all of the Burlington area’s splendor in just three days, so feel free to spend the entire week!

If you’re looking for a place to stay, we reserved a block of rooms at the lovely Hilton Burlington located at 60 Battery Street overlooking Lake Champlain. If you would like to reserve a room, please call 1-800-HILTONS (800-445-8667) or 802-658-6500 or book online here before February 15, 2014. All reservations require a one night’s deposit, by check or credit card, for each room reserved.

All events this weekend will serve to bring awareness and support to H.O.P.E. Works of Chittenden County. The Magic Hat Mardi Gras weekend is H.O.P.E. Works’ largest fundraiser, having raised more than $215,000 over the years.

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