The over-the-top extravaganza of New Orleans Mardi Gras hardly needs an introduction; it is known around the globe as one of the world’s most dazzling parties. The lineup of events here includes more than 60 parades from Twelfth Night (Jan. 6) through Mardi Gras day on March 4, with music, floats, throws and dozens of krewe members dancing and displaying their finest costume regalia. There are also masked balls, parties and countless other opportunities to (over)indulge and imbibe.
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