Several hundred residents braved the cold, blistery conditions to celebrate the kick-off event for Woodstock's Friday Night Live Series.
March's theme, Mardi Gras on Main, featured a Mardi Gras parade and the naming of a king and queen of the event.
This year, Woodstock City Clerk Rhonda Pezzello was named the queen while Dominique Amin with Bridal Exchange Boutique was named the king of this year's event.
About 750 people attended this year's event, said Kyle Bennett, assistant director of tourism and visitor center operations for the city.
"Our attendance was off due to the very cold weather that night," he added.
Friday Night Live, which includes festivities throughout the downtown area, allows participating businesses to stay open later and have activities going on at their stores related to the theme of the month.
This year's themes are:
- April 5: 80s Night
- May 3: Tres de Mayo
- June 7: Main Street Luau
- July 5: - AmericaFest
- Aug. 2: Summer of Love
- Sept. 6: The Great Downtown Tailgate
- Oct. 4: Oktoberfest
- Nov. 1: Main St Woodstock Art & Wine Festival
- Dec. 6: Christmas on Main
The downtown festival typically is held between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.
For more information, call the Woodstock Visitor's Center at Dean's Store at (770) 924-0406.