Happy Mardi Gras!!!

It’s Fat Tuesday:

Today was FAT   TU-ESDAY!!! NOT Virtual!!!

Happy Mardi Gras Day ! !

🌈 🙌 🎉 🎈 🎏 🎆 🪅 🌈 🙌 🎉 🎈 🎏 🎆 🪅 🌈 🙌 🎉 🎈 🎏 🎆 🪅 

Facts:
Bigger & Better: Many have said that this year will be bigger and better than ever before.
Say Goodbye To Virtual: It is such a blessing to say goodbye to the pandemic and hello to andemic, meaning even though COVID-19 will never go away, our celebration of The season of Mardi Gras should not.
First Celebration: The first Mardi Gras in the United States took place on March 3, 1699 near New Orleans, Louisiana. They had a small celebration and dubbed their landing spot Point du Mardi Gras.
Founded By: French explorers Pierre Le Moyne d’Iberville and Sieur de Bienville
Why The Rotating Date: Fat Tuesday is the largest day of celebration, and the date it happens moves dates year by year. Fat Tuesday ranges any Tuesday between the date of February 3 to March 9. Carnival also varies in length year by year, because Fat Tuesday is always the day before Ash Wednesday.
Based on Ash Wednesday: Ash Wednesday is Fat Tuesday is the largest day of celebration, and the date it happens moves dates year by year. Fat Tuesday ranges any Tuesday between the date of February 3 to March 9. Carnival also varies in length year by year, because Fat Tuesday is always the day before Ash Wednesday.always 46 days before Easter. Easter falls on Sundays starting March 23 all the way to April 25, and the exact date of Easter coincides with the first Sunday after the full moon following the spring equinox.
Population of the Event: During Mardi Gras, approximately 1.4 million visitors take to the streets of New Orleans.
Over Time to a Couple Years Ago: The Mardi Gras became an annual event over the centuries and continued growth nationally and internationally–until COVID-19; but there is a definite turnaround.

Future Dates Mardi Gras:

2022
Mar 1
2023
Feb 21
2024
Feb 13
2025
Mar 4
2026
Feb 17
2027
Feb 9
2028
Feb 29
2029
Feb 13
2030
Mar 5
2031
Feb 25
2032
Feb 10
2033
Mar 1
2034
Feb 21
2035
Feb 6
2036
Feb 26
2037
Feb 17
2038
Mar 9
2039
Feb 22
2040
Feb 14
2041
Mar 5
2042
Feb 18
2043
Feb 10
2044
Mar 1
2045
Feb 21
 2046
Feb 6
 2047
Feb 26
2048
Feb 18
2049
Mar 2
2050
Feb 22
2051
Feb 14
2052
Mar 5
2053
Feb 18
2054
Feb 10
2055
Mar 2
2056
Feb 15
2057
Mar 6

A Few Facts:
I am sharing a few facts, and more, some trivia, some not trivial. . .

Mardi Gras Sayings: Here are some great sayings:

  • “ Mardi Gras is the love of life.”
  • “What happens on the float stays on the float.”
  • “Laissez les bons temps rouler.”
  • “Let the good times roll.”
  • “Let them eat king cake!”
  • Beads and bling: It’s a Mardi Gras thing.”
  • “Nobody puts baby in a king cake.”

Present: The statistics will be out soon. The event will be over in the next few hours, and those streets will be ready for Ash Wednesday tomorrow.  Hopefully we can all celebrate more and more every year. The official website MardiGrasNewOrleans.com also has more information on the event. Her is the official page for New Orleans MardiGras site!
Future: Hopefully we can all celebrate more and more every year. The event has a heritage, and hopefull that heritage can go on and on for years and years. . .

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🎆 CHEAP Mardi Gras Day: Ideas, Crafts & Worksheets

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Happy. . .Mardi Gras!

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