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There's a ferris wheel but it's not blocking the malecon.

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4 hours ago, daisy2013 said:

Mardi Gras is tomorrow

That is the terminal day. It goes for about 12 days before.

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Carnaval is being held in Cristianía Park, where it is usually held.  Only last year was it changed to the malecón.  Some people complained that it appeared too similar to las Fiestas Patrias that is also celebrated on the malecón and in front of the San Francisco Church, so they brought it back to the park this year.

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"Carnaval" is the correct term here. Mardi Gras is a U.S - specifically Louisiana- term

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10 minutes ago, kam said:

"Carnaval" is the correct term here. Mardi Gras is a U.S - specifically Louisiana- term

It is also called Mardi Gras in its origin city of Mobile, Alabama.

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5 minutes ago, daisy2013 said:

Carnaval is the 7 to 10 days celebration 

Here it is 12:

 

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Mardi Gras is next week. It is Fat tuesday because it is the day you can have fat and meat before Lent which starts on Ash Wednesday.. and yes the first Mardi Gras celebration was in Mobile , Alabama, actually it was on Dauphin Island or the isle of the dauphin (titile given to the crown prince) because it was were the first French capitale was before it got wiped out by diseases and hurricanes so they moved to found la Nouvelle Orleans ,, by were those guys wrong...he whole celebration but Mardi Gras is Fat Tuesday or last day of Carnaval.  

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1 minute ago, bmh said:

Mardi Gras is next week.

 
Mardi Gras 2019
Tuesday, March 5

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Yes you are right it is tomorrow.. lost a week at the hospital.. so up goes the price of .fish on wednesday...

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and what is the noise I hear in the blue parrot... fiesta in San Antonio? I thought theIR fiesta was in June...! TIA.

 

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