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Five Ways To Get Your Mardi Gras On In Vegas

January 24, 2013 at 7:11 PM | by | ()

Between the Super Bowl on February 3 and Mardi Gras parties kicking off a week later, New Orleans has its hands full in a drink-your-face-off sort of way.

Unfortunately, unless you're super spontaneous, time has run out for you to make an appearance in the Big Easy next month. Vegas, however, has you covered with plenty of drink specials and events. We're still looking for the big bash that's going to rival Bourbon Street, but the Golden Nugget is bringing back its Masquerade Ball. Both, the Silverton and M Resort report that they won't be hosting any special parties this year. Otherwise, you're stuck sucking down Hurricanes and cans of PBR. Here's a glimpse of what's happening, or not happening, during the week of Mardi Gras:

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Get Your Mardi Gras On In Vegas

February 9, 2012 at 7:32 PM | by | ()

If those college buddies haven't yet committed to trekking to Mardi Gras this year, the New Orleans trip probably isn't happening. That doesn't mean it's time to resign to Google Imaging for body paint and bead pics with one hand while sucking Doritos off the other. Which reminds us we did not miss those commercials this year.

Spending Mardi Gras in Las Vegas is more than catching Rio's Show in the Sky, streaking through The Orleans, throwing back jello shots at any of six Vegas Fat Tuesday locations, or heading downtown to Mermaids and La Bayou to start your Mr. T bead collection. That's just the first few hours of the trip, kids.

Las Vegas has more in store, letting us get more than our fill of Mardi Gras -- and rich, fatty foods -- around February 21 this year:

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