Tags » Tips For Tourists

Why Are There So Many Mardi Gras Parades?

The first Mardi Gras parade wound its way through New Orleans in 1856, over 150 years ago. Today there are,┬áby my count, sixty-eight official Mardi Gras parades… 487 more words


The Bacchus Battle of the Bands

Mardi Gras is a season and as the weeks go by the intensity of the revelry grows. By the time the Krewe of Bacchus rolls on the weekend before Fat Tuesday, the city is alive with the carnival spirit. 158 more words

Mardi Gras