Southern Decadence, also known as Gay Mardi Gras, takes place annually over Labor Day Weekend. This year, the event runs from Wednesday, August 31 through Monday, September 5, 2011. Openings are still available at New Orleans Bed and Breakfasts.
New Orleans is known for its tolerance. From it’s inception, it has been a haven for folks of all backgrounds, cultures, and colors. Though tension has arisen over the years, in general the city has dealt with differences by celebrating them. Parades and festivals are inclusive, rather than exclusive, and it’s hard to frown when you’re dancing.
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