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New Orleans: Celebration of Mardi Gras 2013

Newscalls Monday, February 11, 2013

The New Orleans Mardi Gras is an annually-held Carnival celebration that is well known throughout the world.

Celebrations are concentrated for about two weeks before and through Fat Tuesday (Mardi Gras in French), the day before Ash Wednesday. Usually there is one major parade each day (weather permitting); many days have several large parades. The largest and most elaborate parades take place the last five days of the season.

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