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Our favorite photos of Mardi Gras day in the Marigny

Off the beaten path

This couple dressed as clouds for two years in a row.
All photos by Eric Craig/Curbed NOLA

Happy Mardi Gras!

Today we hit the streets to interview residents on why they love Mardi Gras day in New Orleans. The Marigny became one large party with organized and unorganized walking krewes parading down Frenchmen, Kelerec, and Chartres streets, just to name a few.

Take a look at some of our favorite photos we took. Want to see more? Head over to our Facebook photo gallery.

"I just like meeting all sorts of people, making friends, having a good time, and going out...I like dressing up for events, so I had to go out for Mardi Gras." — Matthew

Posted by Curbed New Orleans on Tuesday, February 13, 2018

"I absolutely love Mardi Gras because it's a day where everybody is on an equal playing field...Everybody is out on the...

Posted by Curbed New Orleans on Tuesday, February 13, 2018

This couple rolled through the marigny, pumping tunes from their giant speakers.

Posted by Curbed New Orleans on Tuesday, February 13, 2018

“We come to the Marigny every Mardi Gras day. I love the costumes, I love the people, and the vibe—that’s my favorite part.” — Leslie

Posted by Curbed New Orleans on Tuesday, February 13, 2018