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Elvis Presley impersonators ride in a Muses, a Mardi Gras Parade run by a crew of women that starting on Magazine Street on March 3, 2011 . Mardi Gras 2011 in New Orleans is expected to be have the largest attendance of all time due to the dates overlapping with college spring break. Mardi Gras also known as Carnival begins on or after Epiphany and ending on the day before Ash Wednesday.