Use our Mardi Gras countdown clock to plan an exciting getaway to New Orleans, home of one of the most visited carnivals in the world.
Here below we offer a digital clock that marks the time remaining until the New Orleans Carnival.
Number of days, hours, minutes and seconds remaining until February 17, 2015, date of Mardi Gras.
Whenever you need to know the time remaining until the carnival, visit our Mardi Gras countdown clock.
Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday in French) is specifically the day preceding Ash Wednesday. However, this name is applied to the entire Carnival season, which is also often called "Mardi Gras season."
Currently Mardi Gras is traditionally celebrated in two U.S. locations: Mobile (Alabama) and New Orleans (Louisiana) whose edition is the most famous worldwide.
Mardi Gras date falls between February 3 and March 9, but always is the day before Ash Wednesday.
List showing the dates of the following Mardi Gras Carnivals:
Why is it important to know the time left for this event?
If you are planning to attend the most famous carnival in the United States, then you should plan your trip in advance. For this reason a Mardi Gras countdown clock is a very useful tool to be aware of the number of days left to Fat Wednesday.
List of famous Krewes. Mardi Gras parades
A krewe is like a club whose goal is to participate in organizing the carnival. In New Orleans there are dozens of them participating in the planning and maintenance of the event from beginning to end.
Members of each group help in preparing costumes, floats, dances and parades.
Would you like to stay in a hotel near the parade route?
Here are some suggestions:
St. Christopher Hotel
114 Magazine Street
The Prytania Oaks Hotel
1612 Prytania Street
Grand Boutique Hotel
2001 Street, Charles Avenue
Embassy Suites New Orleans Hotel
315 Julia Street