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Event Details

  • 02/01/2014

    Location: French Quarter Visitor Center, New Orleans Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM Fee Information: free Contact Name: French Quarter Visitor Center, New Orleans Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 504-589-2636 ext 1

Mardi Gras in Cajun country means masks, parades...and chasing a chicken? Find out all about it when Georgia and Allen Manual show off their homemade Cajun-style screen masks and "suits du Mardi Gras," Celeste Comez cooks up a pot of gumbo, and they all share stories of Mardi Gras fun in the country.

The French Quarter Visitor Center is located at 419 Decatur St. in New Orleans.