Category - Mardi Gras

In the United States, Mardi Gras is an event that is very much celebrated in some southern cities. French for Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras is always on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. This year it will

Let the good times roll, in NOLA and beyond.

Everyone knows New Orleans takes the (ahem) king cake during Carnival, but these five destinations also have plenty of history, interesting architecture,


To better accommodate those attending Mardi Gras activities downtown, the City of Mobile is adjusting the hours and rates for the additional Mardi Gras parking lots announced


Mardi Gras is more than just a holiday in the South—it’s an entire season that runs from November through Ash Wednesday. It’s a way of life, and it’s something folks look

Fat Tuesday takes on a life of its own in Mobile, Alabama—the birthplace of the modern-day Carnival celebration.

Dragon Mardi Gras float at night

Downtown Mobile hosts more than 40 parades in the weeks preceding the holiday.

Where is Mardi Gras celebrated outside of New Orleans?

You don't have to go to the Big Easy to experience all the fun. Here are four other U.S. cities that celebrate Mardi Gras in style.

Mardi Gras in

When Is Mardi Gras 2024? | Southern Living

Thursday, November 2, 2023 10:00 AM by Tara Massouleh McCay

The South unequivocally owns Mardi Gras. Between our over-the-top festivities in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Mobile, Alabama, everyone knows that if you want to properly celebrate Fat Tuesday, it’s

We may be in the midst of prime summertime, and there’s still fall and the whole holiday season ahead, but we’re getting ready and counting the days to one of the most exciting cultural events in the

You may think of the “Big Easy” on Fat Tuesday, but other towns throughout Louisiana and the wider Gulf Coast play host to raucous celebrations

Mobile is considered by many to be the birthplace of

Alabama: Attend Mardi Gras in Mobile

When people think about Mardi Gras, they often think about New Orleans; however, the celebration takes place in many cities in the south, including Mobile. While