Celebrating Mardi Gras

Published On: Feb 07 2013 12:23:24 PM PST   Updated On: Mar 03 2014 10:00:00 PM PST

In the United States, Mardi Gras draws millions of fun-seekers to New Orleans every year. Mardi Gras has been celebrated in New Orleans on a grand scale, with masked balls and colorful parades, since French settlers arrived in the early 1700s. But what is Mardi Gras all about? Use the buttons below to find out more!