Krewes keep Nola groovin'!
Culture : je découvre la civilisation des pays anglophones.
Some objected to holding a celebration after so many people had died and so many remained displaced.
For others, it was a way to express the spirit of the city was alive.
5 Things to Know About Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras is a day but the parades take place on the weekend before Mardi Gras, or the weekend before that.
Your dog will love Mardi Gras.
Dogs just want to have fun! And that’s what they get at their very own parade in New Orleans, the Krewe of Barkus.
Mardi Gras is for families.
Got kids? Watch parades with local families in New Orleans’ favorite family parade-watching spots, which include St. Charles and Napoleon, where turning parades leave extra long time to wheedle for goodies, and St. Charles at 3rd or 4th, conveniently close Garden District lodging.
The Best Parades Aren’t Necessarily The Biggest:
Look at the krewe of Thoth. Who? Thoth, the Egyptian god.
Why We Throw Beads at Mardi Gras?
Legend has it in the 1880s, a man dressed like Santa Claus received such fame throwing beads, that other krewes followed suit.