Sixth Annual “Mardi Gras for Autism”

Sixth Annual “Mardi Gras for Autism”

To support autism charities and special education, Bourbon Street Bar and Grill’s sixth annual FREE family carnival benefit, ‘Mardi Gras for Autism’ will be held outside Bourbon Street Bar & Grill in the adjacent Fullerton Train Depot parking lot located at 110 E. Commonwealth Ave. in Fullerton on Saturday, February 14, 2015 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The family-friendly, all abilities, free event is designed to encourage families to enjoy the fun of Mardi Gras while raising money for Fullerton special education programs, featuring many activities appropriate for children of all ages and abilities, including:

Speakers Tentatively Confirmed to Mardi GrasCourtto Speak at 11:30:

Fullerton Mayor Greg Sebourn

Irvine Mayor and Chairman of the OCTA Jeffrey Lalloway

Fullerton City Council Members

Fullerton School District Board Member Janny Meyer

And more


Aquarium of the Pacific on Wheels

Ultimate Recycling Machine

JackFM Bustache

The Game Truck

Medieval Times Junior Knight Training

The Sensory Zone

The Face Painting Zone

Karaoke at Slidebar

Bounce Houses

Inflatable Slides

Sensory Cooking with Chef Patrick

Balloon Twisters

Il Circo Acrobatics


Tara’s Chance Equine Therapy Demo

CF Dance Academy ‘Everyone Dance Now”

OC Kickboxing Performance

Star Wars Light Saber Fight

Medieval Times Sword Fight Performance

Dixiedelics Jazz Band

Fullerton High Circus Club (Stilt walkers, unicycle riders, jugglers, plate spinners)


Autism Speaks

Talk About Curing Autism

OC Autism

Autism Live

Tara’s Chance


Fullerton Foundry

OC Weekly

Lamps by David

Butler Pediatric Dentistry

Law Offices of Frank Zankich

Sage Behavioral Services

Ekko Recess Respite Care

Creative Behavior Interventions

CSUF Center for Autism

Autism Spectrum Interventions

OC Kickboxing

American Martial Arts Academy

Jump ‘n Schout Speech and Occupational Therapy

ACES Behavioral Services

American Advocacy Group


Gumbo, Jambalaya and Red Beans and Rice from Bourbon Street Bar & Grill

Gluten Free Pizza and Pizookies from BJ’s

Sausages and Hot Dogs from Heroes

Says Larry Houser, the co-owner of Bourbon Street Bar and Grill and founder of Fullerton Cares, “This is a special celebration for all people of all abilities in our community in support of special education programs” Houser became involved with autism awareness after his son Boyd, age 6, was diagnosed with autism at age two.

Tickets are sold as a fundraiser to participate in some of the dining and featured attractions. Booths and performances are typically free and open to all. Public information: [email protected], 714-213-8831. This event is proudly supported by media sponsors including OCTA, Autism World, Jack FM, Fullerton Foundry and OC Weekly.

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