Mardi Gras like a Southern Louisiana Local

In Southern Louisiana Mardi Gras isn’t just a day, it’s a season.

Like Carnival, the Gulf Coast’s celebration is dripping with masked merry makers and high spirits. This momentous celebration of over consumption leads right up to the first day of Lent, Ash Wednesday.  Around here Mardi Gras is as important as Christmas, including days off of work, huge meals, and piles of shiny bulbs and beads!

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