mardi gras

What is Mardi Gras?

What is Mardi Gras Mardi Gras has become synonymous with raucous partying that includes beads, masks, krewes, and parades (and of course, free flowing libations) and can be found lighting up New Orleans (and other fun-loving places) in early February … Read More

The Ultimate Way to Celebrate Mardi Gras

A Southerners Guide to Celebrate Mardi Gras Mardi Gras. Fat Tuesday. I know it as an exciting time of unrepentant energy, celebration, and alcohol. Especially the alcohol. This holiday event is all about indulgence and jubilation, a time of excess, … Read More

What Is A Second Line Parade?

Often seeming to appear out of nowhere and full of vibrant energy, second line parades have been likened to a raucous, moving block party. With roots that span centuries, you’ll find these festive marches that had their birth in New … Read More

Top 5 Cities to Visit During Mardi Gras (Besides New Orleans)

Mardi Gras is a magnificent celebration of Carnival that most famously takes place in New Orleans each year. While no one can beat the New Orleans festival, it is not the only city that knows how to throw a Fat … Read More