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OCTOBER 27, 2022

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Mardi Gras Kickoff

Mardi Gras season kicks off with cakes, street car rides

The first day of Carnival is generally closed out by the Phunny Phorty Phellows, a historic Mardi Gras krewe, that marks the season with a ride on a street car that goes along the traditional St. Charles Street parade route in New Orleans. This year another group calling itself the “Societe des Champs Elysee” rode the Rampart-St. Claude street car line, which just opened last fall, to also commemorate the season.

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