Mardi Gras always falls 47 days before Easter. This year Mardi Gras will be celebrated on February 28th.
All About Mardi Gras
- Inside Mardi Gras 2017 — You’ll find the BourboCam, games, electronic cards, schedules of events, etc., at this colorful site
- Mardi Gras New Orleans — Another complete guide to the Mardi Gras celebration
- Mardi Gras — The history and traditions of Mardi Gras from the History Channel
- 5 Popular Mardi Gras Traditions Unmasked — An explanation of the most well-known holiday traditions from Modern Reston
- Mardi Gras Holiday Information — Learn about the history of the celebration from Holidays on the Net
- Best Places to Celebrate Mardi Gras Outside of New Orleans — Your Mardi Gras travel guide from Smithsonian.org
- 7 Ways to Celebrate Mardi Gras Around the World — International traditions for celebrating Mardi Gras and Carnival (Carnaval/Carnavale) from The Dish site
- Mardi Gras Music — Top 40 Mardi Gras songs as compiled by a Cajun DJ in Baton Rouge, LA.
- Essential Mardi Gras Songs — “Traditional Songs and Music for American Mardi Gras Celebrations” from About.com
- Mardi Gras Indians — The history and traditions of New Orleans’ Mardi Gras Indians, a cultural phenomenon and important part of this annual celebration, from the Official New Orleans Guide
- Mardi Gras Indians : a New Orleans Tradition — A gallery of Mardi Gras Indians, “African-American revelers who wear costumes inspired by Native American ceremonial dress” and parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans.