In 2011 Mardi Gras falls on March 8.  With Twelfth Night always on January 6th (the feast of the three kings) that makes this one of the longest stretches for Mardi Gras partying in a long time.

There will be 62 days from Twelfth Night to Fat Tuesday. 

How will you party?

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