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Before the pandemic, more than 1 million people would travel to New Orleans to eat delicious food, dance down Bourbon Street and marvel at larger-than-life parade floats on Mardi Gras. People in New Orleans are giving the celebration a different kind of life that adheres to social distancing protocols. Staycation is the theme in Judy Walker 's neighborhood.
Most of the traditional Mardi Gras activities in New Orleans have been canceled this year because of the ongoing pandemic.
But locals have spent their time and effort working on safe alternative celebrations to keep the spirit of Carnival alive—including the decoration of hundreds of houses in the style of Mardi Gras floats. The Krewe of House Floats has worked with people across the city and is listing participants on a map.
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A home is decorated in honor of the former New Orleans resident and jazz clarinetist, Pete Fountain, on January 24, Due to the COVID pandemic, City Park officials assembled a stationary parade of over 40 floats from various Mardi Gras krewes for families to view safely from their cars. An absinthe fairy decorates a home in the Bywater on February 8,in New Orleans.
The kraken house, on Memphis St. A home is decorated with books to honor Dr. Seuss and Dr. Fauci on February 8, The book titles have been altered due to the pandemic. Oversized music notes are lifted into a yard by crane to be placed next to a bust of the New Orleans musician, Dr. John, on February 3,in New Orleans. We want to hear what you think about this article.
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