What day does mardi gras start?

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Mardi Gras began on March 8th in the year 2011. For the year 2012, it will start on February 21. Mardi Gras is a celebration of the last of feasting before the beginning of Lent.
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The French started Mardi Gras to enjoy a time of abundant food, drink and revelry before starting the holy season of Lent. In America, the tradition began in 1699. To find more information
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March 3, 1699.
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Prepare ahead of time. Whether you are staying at a hotel or coming from home, there are certain necessities you should bring to the parade route. Pack lunch and snacks for each person
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