Mardi Gras Festival in New Orleans, LA - Jan. 30 - Feb. 16, 2014
Febnuary is Mardi Gras Month.
Mardi Grasin New Orleans, Louisiana is one of the most famous Carnival celebrations in the world (also see Mardi Gras).
The New Orleans Carnival season, with roots in the start of the Catholic season of Lent, starts on Twelfth Night (January 6). The season of parades, balls (some of them masquerade balls), and king cake parties begins on that date.