Mardi Gras Theme Weddings

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MARDI GRAS THEME WEDDINGS

Mardi Gras celebrations are colorful and festive – what a prefect theme for celebrating a wedding! Below are some ideas on how to create a Mardi Gras Themed Wedding:


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ATTIRE
– Wedding party can wear masks.
– Bride and Groom can carry scepters.

CAKE
– An ornate cake (such as shown in the above picture)

CENTERPIECES
– Treasure chests filled with gold “dubloons” (foil covered chocolate coins)
– Jester dolls

COLORS
Here are some suggestions on wedding colors:
– Green
– Purple
– Gold

FAVORS
– Mardi Gras beads.
– Small decorated masks.
– Glow in the dark necklaces and bracelets.
– Foil covered chocolate coins wrapped in tulle.

OTHER IDEAS
– Have a jazz band!
– Serve spicy, Cajun food, such as jambalaya and boiled shrimp.
– Some couples ask their guests to dress up for a masquerade ball, complete with costumes and masks.
– If you don’t feel comfortable asking the guests to dress for a masquerade ball, consider providing your guests with masks to wear.