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Is there any other festival as good as Mardi Gras

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Is there any other festival as good as Mardi Gras

I was with my friends in the Mardi Gras last week and it's the best time that I had with my friends. Is there any other comparable festivals in USA or north america ?

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1. Re: Is there any other festival as good as Mardi Gras

We actually prefer the French Quarter Festival over Mardi Gras. It is always mid April and it is a great time!

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2. Re: Is there any other festival as good as Mardi Gras

no

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3. Re: Is there any other festival as good as Mardi Gras

I think I had a bit more fun in NOLA for Halloween. It was a blast!

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4. Re: Is there any other festival as good as Mardi Gras

I think any event that takes place in NOLA is better as there's an ambiance there that is not found anywhere's else.

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5. Re: Is there any other festival as good as Mardi Gras

We are headed home today from Mardi Gras 2013. It was epic. We have been to just about eevery festival and in my opinion there is NOTHING like the last week of Carnival, ending on Fat Tuesday(Mardi Gras).

New Orleans is always fun, there are lots of good festivals but NOTHING rivals Mardi Gras

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porelly - I think you just said it all!! And I'm agreeing the rest -- I wish there was a LIKE button.

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7. Re: Is there any other festival as good as Mardi Gras

It has been said that a Scotchman has not seen the world until he has seen Edinburgh; and I think that I may say that an American has not seen the United States until he has seen Mardi-Gras in New Orleans.

-Mark Twain, 1859-

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8. Re: Is there any other festival as good as Mardi Gras

I so Want to go (need) to go for Mardi Gras!

I dont know if I will be able to do it ever...with the Price increase on hotels & Im sure airfair...

But I am sure looking into it for next year.

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9. Re: Is there any other festival as good as Mardi Gras

Set price alerts, be prepared to buy early when you find a deal.

Loopwhole is the oracle when it comes to finding deals.

Edited: 2:48 pm, February 13, 2013
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10. Re: Is there any other festival as good as Mardi Gras

Throughout 2012 and early 2013 hotel rates quoted for the last weekend of Carnival 2013 were significantly higher than those quoted for previous years. Then several weeks ago nightly rates for "mystery" 4-star French Quarter/Canal St. properties dropped to as low as $169 plus tax. Although the rates for identified hotels remained high, there was plenty of availability all the way through to Fat Tuesday. I think the hotels were expecting a bit more carryover from Superbowl. I'm guessing rates for 2014 will be somewhat less than those quoted in 2012 for 2013.