When is Mardi Gras& Fat Tuesday?

Answer Mardi Gras begins 47 days before Easter and continues for a week, culminating on what is called Fat Tuesday--the day before the start of Lent. Mardi Gras is designed to be a celebration in which pe... Read More »

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When and what part of New Orleans to visit first for Mardi Gras?

The best areas to stay in for Mardi Gras are the French Quarter, Central Business District and Warehouse District (best is the FQ). That way you can use your hotel as a base and enjoy the almost 2... Read More »

How to Buy a Mardi Gras Costume?

With Mardi Gras just around the corner, it is important that you choose the right costume to make your celebration a memorable one.

How to Make a Dog out of Mardi Gras Beads?

After a good celebration, you might find yourself with a whole bunch of plastic bead necklaces. This simple craft is a cute and easy way to make use of these beads. They are made just like balloon ... Read More »

How to Throw a Mardi Gras Party?

Millions of people flock each year to New Orleans to celebrate one of the biggest events in the city: Mardi Gras. This holiday revolves around parades, costumes and the occasional alcoholic beverag... Read More »