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Bacchus Mardi Gras Parade
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Endymion Coronation Ball- Mardi Gras Ball
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MARDI GRAS HISTORY AND TRADITIONS

Learn about the famed celebration's cultural roots and traditions

Mardi Gras is so much more special when you understand what you’re celebrating and what each tradition means to the generations of parade-goers who have stood on parade routes before you. There is a story and a purpose behind everything you’ll experience during Carnival Time – from the king cake you’ll eat to the flambeaux who light the parades at night.