~ 3rd Annual Roswell Mardi Gras Ball ~
Tickets on sale November 15, 2017!
The Inaugural Roswell Mardi Gras Ball was a SELLOUT! And the 2nd Annual Roswell Mardi Gras Ball was only 7 tickets short of a SELLOUT. You do NOT want to miss the first great event of 2018!
Save-the-Date now ~ NOVEMBER 15, 2017 ~ tickets will go on sale at 12:01 am.
Did you know New Orleans did not host the first North American Mardi Gras?
Mardi Gras is believed to have arrived in North America on March 3, 1699, when the French-Canadian explorer Pierre Le Moyne d’Iberville camped about 60 miles downriver from the future site of New Orleans. Knowing it was Fat Tuesday back in France, Iberville named the spot Point du Mardi Gras and held a small gala. A few years later, French soldiers and settlers feasted and wore masks as part of Mardi Gras festivities in the newly founded city of Mobile (present-day Alabama). To this day, Mobile claims to have the oldest annual Mardi Gras celebration in the United States.