Tips For A Family Mardi Gras Celebration

King Cake

Mardi Gras is just around the corner, February 21 to be exact. In our part of the country here in Fredericksburg, Virginia, there may not be an entire season of parades like there is during Carnival in other parts of the world, but we can still take some time to celebrate. And if you want some tips for a family Mardi Gras celebration everyone can enjoy, we’ve got a few for you here.

Mardi Gras King Cake With Cinnamon Rolls

Near the top of almost everyone’s list is King Cake, and when you prepare Mardi Gras King Cake with Cinnamon Rolls then the entire family is sure to love it. All it takes is two packages of jumbo cinnamon rolls. some pan spray, and colored sugar crystals that are purple, yellow, and green. Those are the Mardi Gras colors after all. Then follow the directions and you’ll be all set to celebrate – at least as far as dessert is concerned.

Mardi Gras Kids Mask

Masks are a big part of the Mardi Gras celebration. Cut out a mask from card stock for your kids. Then use the following to complete it: elastic, sequins, feathers, glitter, glue, curling ribbon, paint, a pallet tray, and a hole punch.

Mardi Gras Wreath

Do you have any Mardi Gras beads at your house? If so, using them to make a wreath for your front door can be a perfect way to decorate during the season.

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Original Mardi Gras

Do you know where Mardi Gras began in the United States? The very first Mardi Gras was held in Mobile, Alabama, at least 15 or 20 years before New Orleans was incorporated as a city. The revelry continues strong to this day in Alabama’s port city, with parades, parties, and other festivities all season long, making the celebration in Mobile the longest carnival celebration in North America.

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