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The Best Mardi Gras Costumes & Carnival Costumes for Your Celebration [Costume Guide]

by |February 18, 2022

The Best Mardi Gras and Carnival Costumes for Your Celebration

Celebrations where people prepare all year long are few and far between. Most people wait to shop for Christmas until Black Friday or Cyber Monday. Americans flock to see the fireworks on the 4th of July and maybe throw a barbeque or two. Many people also wait for the month before Halloween to start getting their Halloween costumes. But Carnival is a big deal, and many people work on building floats, making costumes and practicing their dances and parade marches in the off-season. Carnival and Mardi Gras celebrations are simply spectacular, and with that amount of preparation, it's no wonder why! People flock to watch these festivities from around the world, too. If you're in the market for a Carnival or Mardi Gras outfit to wear to one of these events or a similarly-themed party, check out these costume ideas for different Carnival celebrations around the world!

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How to Throw a Mardi Gras Masquerade Party

by |March 3, 2014

Mardi Gras lands on March 4th this year.  While that doesn’t give you much time to make travel arrangements to New Orleans, you do have plenty of time to prepare your house for your own personal celebration. Mardi Gras, also called Fat Tuesday, is widely accepted as the one last big bash to eat, drink, and be merry before the season of Lent begins, a time when observers of the holiday typically fast and cut back on indulgences. (For us at HalloweenCostumes.com, it’s just one more excuse to dress up!)

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