Vintage Mardi Gras Collectibles

Mardi Gras is technically "Fat Tuesday" or "Shrove Tuesday," or the last day of the Carnival season (also spelled "Carnaval" or "Carnevale"). In Catholicism, the weeks-long festival of Carnival begins on the Christian holiday known as Epiphany, or Three Kings Day, the day the wise men called Magi were believed to have visited the Christ child, also known as "The Twelfth Day of Christmas," on January 6. Carnival events happen every weekend...Continue Reading