Mardi Gras in New Orleans


Subject:
Holidays and Observances Individually , U.S. History By Place , New Orleans (La.) , Mardi Gras and Carnival

Description:
Material about the celebration of Mardi Gras season in New Orleans, which "officially starts at Twelfth Night, which occurs 12 days after Christmas on January 6th" and runs through the Tuesday before Lent. Includes a parade schedule, a list of Mardi Gras events, background about Mardi Gras krewes, details about history and traditions, a glossary, and related travel and tourism information. From the official tourism site of the city of New Orleans.

Publisher:
NewOrleansOnline.com

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.neworleansonline.com/neworleans/mardigras/


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