PHOTOS: These are the best images of Mardi Gras 2022 in Galveston -- and from celebrations past

The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography , Dave Rossman Photography)

GALVESTON, Texas – See some of the best images captured of the Mardi Gras! Knights of Momus Galveston Parade from Feb. 26, 2022.

Adam Levine and Maroon 5 took the stage at the sold-out annual Tilman Fertitta Family gala, the San Luis Salute, on Feb. 25 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort. Here are some of the best photos from that event.

Editor’s Note: A half-hour special re-air of KPRC 2′s coverage of the Knights of Momus Grand Night Parade – part of Mardi Gras! Galveston -- will air this Saturday at 5:00 p.m.

Adam Levine and Maroon 5 took stage at the sold-out annual Tilman Fertitta Family gala, the San Luis Salute, on Feb. 25 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort. (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Adam Levine and Maroon 5 took stage at the sold-out annual Tilman Fertitta Family gala, the San Luis Salute, on Feb. 25 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort. (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Adam Levine and Maroon 5 took stage at the sold-out annual Tilman Fertitta Family gala, the San Luis Salute, on Feb. 25 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort. (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Adam Levine and Maroon 5 took stage at the sold-out annual Tilman Fertitta Family gala, the San Luis Salute, on Feb. 25 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort. (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Adam Levine and Maroon 5 took stage at the sold-out annual Tilman Fertitta Family gala, the San Luis Salute, on Feb. 25 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort. (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Adam Levine and Maroon 5 took stage at the sold-out annual Tilman Fertitta Family gala, the San Luis Salute, on Feb. 25 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort. (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Adam Levine and Maroon 5 took stage at the sold-out annual Tilman Fertitta Family gala, the San Luis Salute, on Feb. 25 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort. (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Adam Levine and Maroon 5 took stage at the sold-out annual Tilman Fertitta Family gala, the San Luis Salute, on Feb. 25 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort. (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Adam Levine and Maroon 5 took stage at the sold-out annual Tilman Fertitta Family gala, the San Luis Salute, on Feb. 25 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort. (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Adam Levine and Maroon 5 took stage at the sold-out annual Tilman Fertitta Family gala, the San Luis Salute, on Feb. 25 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort. (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Adam Levine and Maroon 5 took stage at the sold-out annual Tilman Fertitta Family gala, the San Luis Salute, on Feb. 25 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort. (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Adam Levine and Maroon 5 took stage at the sold-out annual Tilman Fertitta Family gala, the San Luis Salute, on Feb. 25 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort. (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Adam Levine and Maroon 5 took stage at the sold-out annual Tilman Fertitta Family gala, the San Luis Salute, on Feb. 25 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort. (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Adam Levine and Maroon 5 took stage at the sold-out annual Tilman Fertitta Family gala, the San Luis Salute, on Feb. 25 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort. (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)

The parade was a lavish affair on the island. Here are some of the fun photos from that chilly night celebrating Mardi Gras.

The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)
The scene in Galveston during Mardi Gras 2022 by Dave Rossman Photography. (Dave Rossman Photography)

Mardi Gras on Galveston Island is a tradition that goes back a long time. Here are some of the historical images from Mardi Gras celebrations past.

Historical Knights of Momus Parade photo (The Knights of Momus)
Historical Knights of Momus Parade photo (The Knights of Momus)
Historical Knights of Momus Parade photo (The Knights of Momus)
Historical Knights of Momus Parade photo (The Knights of Momus)
Historical Knights of Momus Parade photo (The Knights of Momus)
Historical Knights of Momus Parade photo (The Knights of Momus)
Historical Knights of Momus Parade photo (The Knights of Momus)
Historical Knights of Momus Parade photo (The Knights of Momus)
Historical Knights of Momus Parade photo (The Knights of Momus)

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