Mardi Gras


Mardi Gras Festival Celebration Month : March/April
Place : New Orleans, U.S.A
Famous For : Carnival
Attractions : Throwing of Beads, Bare breast women, Music, Parades & Picnics

Mardi Gras is music, parades, picnics, floats, excitement and one big holiday in New Orleans, U.S.A. All of the businesses and roads are practically shut down - people are walking everywhere and meeting new friends. Everyone is wearing purple, green, and gold, adorned with long beads caught from the beautiful floats. They sit on the ground throwing balls, playing music, having a picnic, and watching the crowds walk by between parades.

Major Attractions
The main highlights of Mardi Gras are the ribald scenes from Bourbon Street where beads are thrown from balconies to babes baring their breasts. Mardi Gras the coconuts are a great treasure, and they are hard to get. Some women will do anything to get what they want. It's is the best place to come if you have a child and want to enjoy outdoor picnics and watch the Greatest Free Show on Earth! You and your family will enjoy watching marching bands, listening to music in the air, and catching free toys, doubloons and beads as you catch the excitement in the air. The date of Mardi Gras changes every year because it's connected to Easter, which can fall on any Sunday between March 23 and April 25. Mardi Gras is scheduled to be 47 days before Easter.

Official Website :http://www.mardigras.com/


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