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Beginning of Carnival Season

Category: Parades

Start: Jan 06, 2018 12:00 AM

End: Jan 07, 2018 12:00 AM

New Orleans, LA, USA

It marks three things: Twelfth Night, The Epiphany, and the beginning of the Carnival season. Yes, while many people outside of New Orleans believe that Mardi Gras is a one day event, those of us living here know that it’s an actual season, kind of like Christmas. From January 6 through Fat Tuesday, New Orleanians will be celebrating.

Krewe of Joan of Arc and Societe Des Champs Elysee strolls through the French Quarter and Phunny Phorty Phellows parades on the streetcars in Uptown New Orleans.