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Thursday, September 26, 2013

What is Mardi Gras About? The 7 Best Things To Celebrate

Do you anything about Mardi Gras? Ever wonder why it is celebrated? Insider Monkey has shared a post about "What is Mardi Gras About? "

Mardi Gras, literally meaning “Fat Tuesday,” is a celebration that originated in France, but it has nowadays made its way to several countries across the globe, including the US. Although it is not a nationally observed holiday in the States, various cities, most notably New Orleans, have a long tradition of celebrating Mardi Gras.

Curious to know the most popular traditions associated with this celebration? We have compiled a list of the top 7 Mardi Gras traditions. Please see Insider Monkey for the full listing of the celebration associated with Mardi Gras.