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Bucket List Join the Mardi Gras Parade in New Orleans. What could be more fabulous than taking part in the New Orleans Mardi Gras celebrations that takes place every year in February--- lol shit I do this anyway. I live here!

Mardi Gras 2012 - An elaborately-dressed woman throws beads from a Bourbon St. balcony.

Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler I want to go to Mardi Gras and get some beads!

Mardi Gras, a.k.a. Fat Tuesday, is a Carnival celebration of food; a revelry before the first day of Lent; a final hurrah before forty days of fasting and abstinence—and boy, is it a wild festival in New Orleans. All in all, the festivities last two weeks, but culminate in bacchanalian parties and colorful parades during the five days surrounding Mardi Gras.

The Beginner's Guide to Mardi Gras in New Orleans

Masking is a Carnival tradition, both for masquerade balls and for Mardi Gras day, when elaborately costumed partiers take the the street. Don't forget to pick up a mask to commemorate your trip.

Jackson Square – Right in the middle of the French Quarter. A great view of street performers, the St. Louis Cathedral and Andrew Jackson riding high above New Orleans. Cafe Du Monde is only a block away!

Top 25 Free Things To Do In New Orleans

Jackson Square, New Orleans. Top 10 things to do in New Orleans (that aren't Mardi Gras) Pictured: Jackson Square in the French Quarter

Mardi Gras New Orleans 2015

Mardi Gras 2015 Parades are the most fun way of celebrating Mardi Gras. It helps bring people together where they can share the excitement and joy for the holiday. Most parades are brightly decorated and include giant floats and masks.

A guide to Mardi Gras in New Orlans, both during Carnival season and year-round, plus some common Mardi Gras misconceptions. #NewOrleans #travel #MardiGras

An Outsider’s Guide to Mardi Gras in New Orleans

Travel the World: The history and traditions of Mardi Gras, common Mardi Gras misconceptions, and how to celebrate Mardi Gras in New Orleans year-round.

Mardi Gras Mens Party Suit at www.SpiritHalloween.com - Collecting beads is overrated, instead show your passion for Mardi Gras in the Mardi Gras Men's Party Suit! Whether you make the trek to New Orleans or you're just hosting a really awesome party this slim fit style suit and tie combo is always a crowd pleaser. Get yours for $99.99

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