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The Other (Little Known) Mardi Gras Festivals in Louisiana

Courir de Mardi Gras   Mardi Gras is all about fancy floats and catching your fair share of beads. Right? Well, in some areas of Louisiana it has a very different appearance. Louisiana’s French heritage still runs deep within the...

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Celebration in the Oaks – The Holidays in New Orleans City Park

Amazing Holiday Lights Fill the Oaks New Orleans is a city always up to something BIG!  Celebration in the Oaks is no exception. I determined this year that I would make time and see some of holiday light displays that...

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Enjoy The Spirit of Mardi Gras Year Round

“Bringing Float Creations to Life” No visit to New Orleans is complete without a trip to Mardi Gras World. Located in the uptown/garden district, Mardi Gras World is the largest float designing and building facility in the world. Artists work year round...

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Bonfires – A New “Burning” Christmas Tradition

Over past couple years, I’d heard of the Bonfires on the Levee festivals in St. James Parish.  A local tradition, families and friends build 15-20 foot tall cone-shaped log structures and light them Christmas Eve. Lighting the way for Papa...

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