Mardi Gras Facts 2018

The carnival season begins with parades in Catholic strongholds like Brazil, Venice, Uruguay, Trinidad and Tobago, and New Orleans.

Carnevale Di Venezia Winds Down In Italy

The final day's events included ice skating in the Campo San Polo, a youth carnival in Zelarino, a mask contest in the Piazza San Marco and a street show at the Piazza Ferretto.

Eat Your Way Through Mardi Gras

To help you widen your waist before the solemn Christian celebration of Lent begins Wednesday, here are 12 recipes representing Louisana traditions. 

Rio Olympics Come To A Close

Parades, dance and music performances brought the curtains down on the games as Tokyo, host of the 2020 Summer Olympics, took the flag.


Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras Parades Start

Family Gras, a free street festival with parades and a food court of its own, is also scheduled for this weekend near New Orleans.