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Mardi Gras Celebrations Begin

Are you ready for a some Mardi Gras revelry? Mardi Gras is celebrated in Mobile, New Orleans and other cities along the Gulf Coast.  This festive event was started in Mobile, and according to some accounts, dates back to 1703. In Destin, the celebration kicks off this weekend with Mardi Gras on the Island. Parades and celebrations will be held throughout the coming weeks, including the 9th annual Mardi Gras dog parade at Sandestin's Village of Baytowne Wharf on Feb. 19 and Fat Tuesday parade in the Village on Feb. 21.

So join us for the best of both worlds-- Carnival at the Beach!

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Published by Tracy Louthain
Tuesday, February 7, 2012