PADRE ISLAND (KIII NEWS) - Let the good times role this weekend and celebrate Mardi Gras at the 9th annual Barefoot Mardi Gras celebration.
The event kicks off today (Saturday, February 10th) at 11 a.m. with a parade starting at Whitecap Beach and ends at the Briscoe King Pavilion near Park Road 22.
Money raised helps with education on the island for young students and recovery efforts for residents in Port Aransas after Harvey had its way with the coastal town.
Click here to learn more about the beach parade, Mardi Gras festival, and later the adults-only King and Queen's ball.
Tickets can be purchased at the admissions office of Schlitterbahn Corpus Christi. ..
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