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While Carnival—or Mardi Gras—is celebrated in cities around the world, Louisiana has mastered the art of revelry like no other.

Dozens of people in costume during Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras Celebration – Laissez les bon temps rouler! Let the good times roll!

While Carnival—or Mardi Gras—is celebrated in cities around the world, Louisiana has mastered the art of revelry like no other. Mardi Gras in the United States dates back to the late 1700s by French societies on the Gulf Coast. Today, each community celebrates Mardi Gras a little differently, and visitors to Acadiana can experience unique traditions from elaborate parades
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Dancers and performers wearing Mardi Gras colorful clothes

Discover the Spirit of Lafayette at these 2018 Festivals!

Lafayette is at the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun & Creole Country, an area known as the Happiest City in America and it’s no mystery why. Their distinctive blend of festivals, food, music and culture has people from all over heading down south with a smile on their face. No matter what time of year you
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Plan your Culinary Escape in the Happiest City in America

Lafayette is at the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun & Creole Country, an area known as the Happiest City in America and it’s no mystery why. Their distinctive blend of food, music and culture has people from all over are heading down south with a smile on their face. Cultural History The region’s history dates back
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Mardi Gras at Houma County

Mardi Gras in Houma, Louisiana’s Bayou Country, Celebrates Cajun Culture and Southern Hospitality

Mardi Gras in Houma County Mardi Gras is one of the biggest parties of the year. It is an annual event that draws millions of visitors from around the world. Louisiana lights up in purple, green and gold and exudes a festive buzz. The celebration in Houma, Louisiana’s Bayou Country combines this joyous occasion with
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