What Is a Mardi Gras Theme?

Answer A Mardi Gras theme can be applied to any type of celebration. This themed event would imitate the Mardi Gras celebrations that occur on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, which marks the start of Le... Read More »

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What is the significance of Mardi Gras masks?

Mardi Gras is a celebration with a rich and intriguing history. Dating back to the 14th century, "Fat Tuesday" is a celebration held the day before Ash Wednesday as one last chance to indulge befor... Read More »

What Are Two Important Parts of Mardi Gras?

Most Americans recognize Mardi Gras as a day to overindulge in food, fun and festivities before Lent --- a 40-day period of fasting that starts on Ash Wednesday and ends on Easter Sunday. Each year... Read More »

What is the meaning of mardi gras beads?

While Mardi Gras traditions in New Orleans are varied, one common factor is that Mardi Gras celebrations always seem to include beads of every shape, size and color. The history behind these beads ... Read More »

What do Mardi Gras beads represent?

Mardi Gras beads are the festival's most popular trinkets, and are thrown during the many parades. The beads are frequently long necklaces in the traditional colors of Mardi Gras--purple (justice),... Read More »