Family Winter Carnival kicks off Mardi Gras season in Soulard

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ST. LOUIS, MO. (KTVI)- If you are looking for something fun to do with the kids this weekend, tomorrow is the 2016 Family Winter Carnival in Soulard.

The Family Winter Carnival is one of the great family friendly events to kick off the Mardi Gras season.

Mack Bradley, the president of the Mardi Gras Foundation spoke with the Fox 2 studio this morning to discuss the different attractions at the event.

The best part is, it is free! Information for the event can be found below.

The Winter Family Carnival will have a petting zoo, Magic House crafts and areas for children to do crafts. The event will also have music, fun for all families and will end with a children's parade in Soulard.

Family Winter Carnival 2016

Soulard Market Park

9th and Lafayette

Saturday, Jan. 9

Noon-4 p.m.