Mardi Gras Facts 2018: Traditions, History And How Christians Celebrate Fat Tuesday

Mardi Gras, or "Fat Tuesday," is the last day of the cultural celebration that falls the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of LentFat Tuesday began as a Catholic tradition of revelry before the austere season of Lent begins. The carnival season begins on the Christian holiday of Epiphany, during which parades take place in Catholic strongholds like Brazil, Venice, Uruguay, Trinidad and Tobago, and New Orleans. Below are some facts and trivia about Mardi Gras:

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