Every year, depending on the date of Easter Sunday, Mardi Gras is held in either February or March (46 days before Easter). In the United States, Mardi Gras is a big deal. It is not only a legal holiday, but it has also become a famous feature of the culture, drawing numerous visitors each year to the New Orleans French Quarter.
You may spice up your family gatherings this year by including a Mardi Gras celebration with your loved ones. You may begin collecting props now to guarantee that your loved ones have a memorable New Orleans-style party. Continue reading to learn how to prepare for Mardi Gras with your elderly loved ones.
Bingo is extremely popular among older individuals. Plan a delightful game night for your elderly loved one by determining which table games are suitable for them. You may also choose to include gold coins for your activities.
Bake King Cakes
Everyone likes cake, but king cakes are much more delicious! Of course, many local bakeries produce their own king cake, but it’s surprisingly simple to make your own. Bring your loved ones together and build a king cake to share with everyone!
Pass Mardi Gras Beads Around
Distribute beads to your family members to wear in order to assist them to get into the Mardi Gras spirit. Whether you’re hosting a Mardi Gras brunch with gumbo and po’boy sandwiches or organizing a parade through your home corridors, these beads are a simple way to add a colorful touch to any gathering.
Decorate With Balloons
Balloons are inexpensive and a simple way to decorate during Mardi Gras! To make your home even more joyous and celebratory, decorate it with bright balloons in the Mardi Gras colors of green (which represents faith), purple (which represents justice), and gold (which represents power).
Prepare Mardi Gras Masks
Masks may give a mysterious touch to your Mardi Gras events. Give your loved ones either basic masks to modify with feathers and beads as a craft project, or ready-to-wear feather masks to wear at a fun masquerade party.
Spice It Up With Champagne Glasses
It’s that time of year again to raise a glass! Fill nonalcoholic sparkling apple cider or champagne glasses with plastic champagne glasses for your senior loved ones to enjoy. To honor the end of the carnival season, have everyone take turns to offer a toast!
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