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.