Experience a whole new level of excitement during your holidays when you get to the Mardi Gras New Orleans festival in Louisiana, USA. With fascinating music, parades and picnics, it guarantees a holiday worth not forgetting. The music, picnics and all the fun in New Orleans has been around since 1718 and was established by Bienville. The now celebrated Mardi Gras has evolved significantly from the time it began and thousands travel from all over the globe to attend the parade.
The Mardi Gras New Orleans festival is known to treat all the visitors and locals of New Orleans with parades with high drama, color and non-stop action as revelers dance, twist and primp. What lights up the whole event are the parades, but on the other hand, what would the Mardi Gras parade be without the gorgeous dance crew and marching clubs that join annually.
‘Parade goers will sit on the ground, throw balls, play music and eat food as they watch the crowds walk between parades at Mardi Gras New Orleans.’
On the other hand, what are parades without some really great floats?
Some floats are funny and satirical while others are beautiful and elaborate. Many krewes have a theme to their parade every year and the floats are created to reflect those themes and a huge investment is made on these floats to yield that final product. Krewes then works on these creations at secret places around the city during parade time, the well-crafted floats are taken by dozens of krewe members to ride.
If you think the fun isn’t enough, then try trapping the fun with your family at the Family Gras, which is a well-known celebration of carnival in Metairie with outdoor concerts by both sensational national artists and Louisiana’s own.
The event will be held in Uptown New Orleans, Slidell, French Quarter, Metairie, Madisonville, Mandeville, just to list a few.
During the entire event, public means of transport such as bus and streetcars are considered difficult to use because routes change. It’s always advisable to get a map of the city so as to know some of the places that you’ll be visiting.
Bicycles provide a convenient means of transport also since they save you some walking around, you just have to be cautious in the big crowds and it is highly recommended you bring a chain to lock up your bike.
During your stay, you will find several hotels near the parade routes which will make sure that your time of stay is well catered for.
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During your time in New Orleans, you’ll definitely find out that the history of New Orleans is quite unique due to its creepy and spookiest places. Most people just like exploring around just to find out why the city is one of the scariest in the united states. There are quite some places which are there for checking out, like the house of shock which is one of the famous attractions in the city.
The city is also legendary for its music scenes like jazz and blues. You can also take a stroll along the well-known Bourbon street to get a taste of the amazing local music scene. Things to do in New Orleans are countless really, it’s up to you to have a look around.
The event will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2019.
The Mardi Gras event is held in New Orleans, USA. It is important to note that the parade routes and schedule are subject to change. Visit the website for routes.
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