New Orleans, USA: The most spectacular and favoured NOLA festival: Mardi Gras 2019 – New Orleans
The final (and best) week of the New Orleans – Mardi Gras 2019 took place between 27th Feb – 5th March. Culminating with many Fat Tuesday parties, fanfares and parades. It’s a fun and free annual spectator event that has taken place (similar to its current form) on the humbled streets of New Orleans since 1857, with earlier incarnations in the region dating back as far as 1703.
Over 1.5 million revellers descend onto the streets, restaurants and bars of New Orleans for parades and party fun as Mardi Gras 2019 – New Orleans got underway, with the French Quarter and the areas surrounding Bourbon Street seeing the most visitors at street parties, masked balls and lavish dinning.
Lewes Bonfire Societies take over the streets of Lewes with their insanely realistic costumes and pageantry. Whilst crowds of excited revellers flock to the streets to celebrate and enjoy the the explosive entertainment during the grand parades and spectacular Bonfire & Fireworks displays in the otherwise quiet & leafy town of Lewes, Sussex.
Our review of the London Notting Hill Carnival 2018 – an explosion of colour and culture. What was on, Guide and Route Map for 2018.
Put on your dancing shoes and get ready for Europe’s biggest street festival.
The Notting Hill Carnival is a free annual musical entertainment event that has taken place in London since 1966 on the streets of Notting Hill, West London in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.