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Where is Mardi Gras celebrated?

Mardi Gras is celebrated in France, Rome, Germany, North America (New Orleans), and Brazil. The most popular location worldwide to participate in Mardi Gras celebrations is New Orleans, Louisiana. Full Answer

Did Mardi Gras get started in New Orleans?

The earliest Mardi Gras celebration in North America was on March 3, 1699 at Point du Mardi Gras (about 60 miles from New Orleans). According to Wikipedia, "the earliest organized Carnival celebrations occurred in Mobile, Biloxi, New Orleans, and Pensacola… Full Answer