HOLMDEL, NJ:  On Thursday evening March 28, after a regular day of working, shopping, eating and playing at Bell Works, the Metroburb totally transformed into the New Orleans French Quarter, for a Mardi Gras celebration.

This free event open to the community, had nearly 2,000 guests in attendance between 4:30 pm and 10:00 pm. Many arrived dressed in Mardi Gras theme and all arrived to have a great time! The event was planned by Bell Works Event Manager Jennifer Garrabrant and the Executive Creative Designer at Bell Works, NPZ Style + Decor founder; Paola Zamudio.

It was an evening of Bell Works giving back to the community, with the atrium space turned into an open concert arena with live entertainment from the popular band; The Moroccan Sheepherders.  There were also Mardi Gras themed dancing stilt artists and crowd motivators who interacted with the partying crowd. 

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Many Bell Works tenant employees from companies such as iCims, Vydia, Guardian etc completed a regular work day and took the elevator down to the French Quarter!  Tracy Julian, Esq, a member of the law firm Pashman Stein Walder and Hayden commented, "What a great party!  We work very hard at our firm and the hours can be long. Working in such a team building environment as Bell Works, that offers cultural experiences and celebrations like this one is a great way to cultivate a healthy balanced work environment."  

VIDEO: The Law firm of Pashman, Stein, Walder and Hayden with an office at Bell Works, enjoys after work Mardi Gras event: 

 

Two new Bell Works tenants oasisVRX and Alchemist Jeweler were on site to meet the community. OasisVRX offered guests a unique virtual reality demo, taking guests on a thrilling experience. Alchemist Jeweler's showed off their new space and explained their passion for one of a kind design pieces.

There were New Orleans themed bites from Mezza Luna and Estrella Azul, Nola cocktails, raw bar and Po' Boy counter from Bell Market,  Hummus & Pita Company had specials into the evening there was a cash bar. Guests enjoyed a  Mardi Gras themed makeup bar by Salon Concrete and shopping with 25 different vendors selling everything from handmade clothing to scented candles, holistic therapies, and specialty gifts.

Bell Works is open to the public M-Saturday with great places to shop, eat, play, exercise... so visit your Metroburb today! For more information on Bell Works click here