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1. Mardi Gras: The most famous event in New Orleans, essentially one humongous free party that includes a parade and costumed reve...  
2. Acme Oyster House World Champion Oyster Eating Contest: Famous oyster eating contest in the New Orleans area.  
3. Fat Tuesday: The Tuesday before Lent.  
4. Jazz Funeral: A tradition in New Orleans; essentially a funeral ceremony with a musical accompaniment.  
5. Lombardi Gras: Celebrated on February 9th, 2010, a good 53 days before Easter (as opposed to the typical 46 for Mardi Gras), honor...  
 
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