Mardi Gras 2013: When do the good times start rolling?
LOUISIANA — Turkey and trees may be hot items for the next two months, but many have another holiday in mind: Mardi Gras. Countdown clocks have already started for the largest tourism event for Louisiana. Fat Tuesday will be held this year on February 12.
Where Do Mardi Gras Beads Come From?
New Orleans' Mardi Gras revelers will spend today downing Hurricanes, gawking at naked flesh, and begging paraders for colored beads with the traditional plea, "Throw me something, mister!" How did the bead-throwing custom begin? The first recorded ...
Mardi Gras fast facts: What is Mardi Gras?
The English and their American descendants from the original thirteen colonies didn't take the Carnival season as seriously as the local residents, but the Americans didn't do ... of Mardi Gras · About three weekends before Mardi Gras, the parades begin.
Why Do Women Flash Their Breasts For Beads At Mardi Gras? A Brief History
But when — and how exactly — did that supposed tradition begin? Even if your knowledge of Mardi Gras is limited ... to have thrown by inebriated folks at inebriated crowds. So how does one get their hands on today’s cheap green, gold, and purple ...
Fayetteville Mardi Gras 2012 festivities begin this week
Get out there and do some reveling. When: Feb. 17, 2 p.m. What: Each year on the Friday before Mardi Gras, the Demented Krewe of Dickson parades in costumes for the residents at Fayetteville ... Festivities begin at about 7 p.m. at Sideways bar.