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Find new ways to celebrate Mardi Gras and enjoy Fat Tuesday with the tips in this Howcast video series.
You Will Need
- King Cake
- Recordings of "The Mardi Gras Mambo" and "Carnival Time" (optional)
- Sazeracs (optional)
- Sangria (optional)
- Ramos Gin Fizzes (optional)
Send festive invitations to your guests, three to four weeks in advance. Tell your guests that costumes, masks, and traditional Mardi Gras colors of purple, green, and gold are a must.
Decorate your house
Decorate your house New Orleans style. Different colored beads, colorful masks, decorative doubloons, and balloons make great decorations.
Keep your guests moving
Keep your guests moving by playing upbeat New Orleans jazz throughout the night.
Jazz up the evening
Jazz up the evening by serving your guests gumbo, jambalaya, crawfish boil, and dirty rice.
Toast your guests
Toast your guests with classic Hurricane cocktails served in bright, festive hurricane glasses.
Serve the King cake
Serve the famous King Cake for dessert. The person who gets the slice of cake with the baby inside hosts next year's party. Have fun!