Holidays on the Net invites you to our Mardi Gras party at "Mardi Gras on the Net."
Mardi Gras is a traditional holiday celebrated in many of the southern states of the USA. The most famous celebration takes place in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is celebrated with
parades, “beads, doubloons, and trinkets”, masquerade balls and
So join Holidays on the Net as we share this holiday with you. We have the history behind Mardi Gras, pictures of floats, crafts, coloring sheets, books, and a recipe to make your own “King Cake”!
This year Mardi Gras is celebrated Tuesday, February 05th.
The History of Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras means “Fat Tuesday” and of course is celebrated on that day of the week. The date can fall between February 3 and March 9…
The Mardi Gras Parades
Parades are put on by carnival krewes (or organizations). Every year, each krewe picks a king and a queen who reign for that parade…
Beads, Doubloons, and Trinkets. Oh My!
If you go to a parade, you are surely to go home with some of the famous catches. You can easily obtain any of the following by shouting the famous phrase, “Throw me something, mister!”…
Kings Cakes (and the Recipe)
King Cakes are like cinnamon rolls but twisted into a large oval. The tops are covered with white icing and then sprinkled with sugar dyed purple, green, and gold (yellow)…
Mardi Gras Crafts & Goodies
Design your own parade float
Make a festival mask
Mardi Gras Coloring Pages
Send FREE Mardi Gras eGreeting Cards to your friends and family.
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