When is Mardi Gras 2015?!?! | Mardi Gras New Orleans falls on Tuesday, Feb 17th. The most popular time to visit New Orleans is the extended weekend before Mardi Gras - See future dates

When is Mardi Gras 2015?!?! | Mardi Gras New Orleans falls on Tuesday, Feb 17th. The most popular time to visit New Orleans is the extended weekend before Mardi Gras - See future dates

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Mardi Gras New Orleans:  parade routes, Krewe descriptions, great info
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Upcoming Dates for Mardi Gras: http://www.neworleansonline.com/neworleans/mardigras/mgdates.html

Upcoming Dates for Mardi Gras: http://www.neworleansonline.com/neworleans/mardigras/mgdates.html

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Fat Tuesday - originally French holiday widely celebrated in New Orleans in Feb-March

Fat Tuesday - originally French holiday widely celebrated in New Orleans in Feb-March

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Carnival celebration starts on January 6, the Twelfth Night (feast of Epiphany), and picks up speed until midnight on Mardi Gras, the day before Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday is always 46 days before Easter, and Fat Tuesday is always the day before Ash Wednesday. Easter can fall on any Sunday from March 23 to April 25, with the exact date to coincide with the first Sunday after the full moon following a spring equinox! There you have it! Voila!

Carnival celebration starts on January 6, the Twelfth Night (feast of Epiphany), and picks up speed until midnight on Mardi Gras, the day before Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday is always 46 days before Easter, and Fat Tuesday is always the day before Ash Wednesday. Easter can fall on any Sunday from March 23 to April 25, with the exact date to coincide with the first Sunday after the full moon following a spring equinox! There you have it! Voila!

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2012 Mardi Gras News    This year, the Krewe of Enymion boasts a large array of celebrity guests including rock band Maroon 5 and CNN news anchor Anderson Cooper.    New Orleans native George LaFargue will serve as the krewe's king for Mardi Gras in 2012. The process of choosing the king was a random drawing, and LaFargue was chosen, making him the first African American to ride as Endymion's king.    As a member of the krewe for the past six years, LaFargue was thrilled with the…

2012 Mardi Gras News This year, the Krewe of Enymion boasts a large array of celebrity guests including rock band Maroon 5 and CNN news anchor Anderson Cooper. New Orleans native George LaFargue will serve as the krewe's king for Mardi Gras in 2012. The process of choosing the king was a random drawing, and LaFargue was chosen, making him the first African American to ride as Endymion's king. As a member of the krewe for the past six years, LaFargue was thrilled with the…

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Mardi Gras dates for the next 15 years (that's as far as I can plan ahead)

Mardi Gras dates for the next 15 years (that's as far as I can plan ahead)

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