Mardi Gras is a massive celebration each year that brings together locals and visitors, the young and old, and everyone in between. From marching bands to masked revelry, Mardi Gras in the New Orleans area is a cultural event that connects us all. And the best part is you're invited. In fact, bring some friends. After all, it's the biggest party in the world.

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From the top ten parade watching spots to the top ten Mardi Gras throws, our top ten lists are a 10 out of 10.