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Lake Wales Mardi Gras
Phone (863) 638-2686
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Age Suitability Kids and up

Lake Wales Mardi Gras

Saturday, Feb 18, 2012 3:00p

Pageantry! Parades! Exotic Floats! Outrageous Costumes! Masked Crowds! Carnival Royalty! High-stepping! Strutters moving to the rhythms of Dixieland Jazz! Uninhibited Merry-making! MARDI GRAS!

Mardi Gras celebrations go back several hundred years. The term “Mardi Gras” means “Fat Tuesday” and refers to the day before Ash Wednesday – the first of the forty days of lent preceding Easter. Christians on the time customarily gave up meat and other indulgences during lent, thus “carneval” or “farewell
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Historic Downtown Lake Wales
Marketplace
Lake Wales, FL 33853
(863) 224-1970
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