Welcome to Mardi Gras!

In this section, you can experience Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Spend your time, looking at the different images and have fun!

Assignment:

To begin, click on a topic below.

1. Mardi Gras in New Orleans!
Find out 4 things that you can do during Mardi Gras.

2. History of Mardi Gras: Answer the following questions about Mardi Gras:
a. Was Mardi Gras always only a New Orleans celebration?
b. Why were Mardi Gras celebrations forbidden in 1806?
c. How do you know that masked celebrations were popular among the citizens of New Orleans?
d. What is the meaning of the Mardi Gras colors?



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