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Mardi Gras in Houma

  • Family Mardi Gras HoumaLocated only 57 minutes southwest of New Orleans, Houma boasts the second largest Mardi Gras celebration in the number of parades within the parish (county).
  • Offers a safe, family-friendly carnival atmosphere without the noise, traffic and high cost of New Orleans.
  • Great alternative to New Orleans for families, senior and foreign travelers.
  • Houma has 13 parades, with as many as 30 floats and over 600 riders in each parade.
  • Houma’s Mardi Gras floats are designed and built by renowned Mardi Gras New Orleans designer Blaine Kern.
  • Every year, thousands of visitors travel to Houma to celebrate Mardi Gras with the locals. Even residents in the New Orleans metro area visit Houma for Mardi Gras.

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