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Mardis Gras

Photo: Pedro Szekely, 2018 French Quarter (Some rights reserved)

Mardi Gras falls exactly 47 days before Easter. In 2023 Mardis Gras is February 21.

Mardis Gras is the conclusion of carnival season which begins on January 6, or the Feast of the Epiphany / Reyes Magos in the Christian faith.

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Upcoming celebrations
2024: February 13
2025: March 4

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