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Mardi Gras

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Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

Date: February or March (Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, 47 days before Easter)

Type: Christian, Cultural

Significance: Celebration period before fasting season of Lent

Celebration: Parades, parties

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mardi gras infographic

Infographic via Costume SuperCenter

Celebrating Mardi Gras in New Orleans

Mardi Gras World, New Orleans, LA

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