5 CRAZY Mardi Gras Facts

Have a great Mard Gras!! The carnival named after “Let the good times roll” is actually a catholic celebration right before ash wednesday, that marks the start of penance. So before doing all the somber good for the soul stuff, we might just sink into some nasty fun.

Are you ready to party Mardi Gras Style? Hoping it’s anything like movies such as Mardi-Gras Spring Break? We’re here to prep you for the festival. In this episode of Top 5 Facts we learn what King’s cake is, why its a state holiday in Louisiana, what Flambeaux are, why people wear masks, and if flashing is legal or not. So buckle up and get ready for the celebration of a life time.

Mardi Gras Dates all the way to 2020.

When is …? Date Day of the week
Mardi Gras 2017 February 28, 2017 Tuesday
Mardi Gras 2018 February 13, 2018 Tuesday
Mardi Gras 2019 March 5, 2019 Tuesday
Mardi Gras 2020 February 25, 2020 Tuesday