Mardi Party Asheville style

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Cover Design Credit:

Anna Whitley

Cover Photography Credit:

Hayley Benton
In the early 2000s, Fat Tuesday in Asheville was a loosely organized pub crawl attended by a handful of New Orleans transplants and their friends. These days, the observance has expanded to include krewes, the crowning of a king and queen and a parade viewed by thou- sands of revelers. Learn more about how local Mardi Gras celebrations laissez les bons temps rouler, Asheville-style.


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