Mardi Gras

About

A holiday revolving around feasts and parades, it takes place just before Lent, a long period of fasting. It is a Catholic holiday, but it is celebrated by people of various religions and cultures around the world. The title of the holiday is French for "Fat Tuesday." 

Trivia

The most well-known celebration of the holiday takes place in New Orleans, Louisiana where people wear masks and elaborate costumes and parades flood the streets. 

#13
holiday
Boost
Celebrated
Before Ash Wed.
Significance
Party Before Fast
Tradition
Parade
#13
holiday
Boost

Born on the Holiday

Mardi Gras Popularity