Mardi Gras is New Orleans' premiere party season! It officially begins at Twelfth Night, which occurs 12 days after Christmas on January 6th and culminates in Mardi Gras Day (Fat Tuesday). This last day of celebration marks the end of the Mardi Gras Carnival season and the beginning of Lent. Mardi Gras Day falls on a different day each year, but is always 46 days before Easter.
Planning a visit to the city to enjoy this exhilarating event? Book your stay at Sheraton Metairie - New Orleans Hotel, and enjoy the best of both worlds: close proximity to the festivities, as well as a relaxed environment away from the hustle and bustle.
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