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Mardi Gras enters third year under Yaga’s management - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

October 24, 2014

Mardi Gras enters third year under Yaga’s management

Posted: Monday, January 21, 2013 12:01 am | Updated: 7:45 am, Fri Jan 25, 2013.

GALVESTON — Mardi Gras revelers will have to pay $17 to get onto The Strand this year, continuing the policy that has been in effect since the event was taken over by a private business in 2011.

The price, according to event organizers, is the cost of putting on Galveston’s largest event. But there are some who say the event should be free to access.

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