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Mardi Gras Costume Masks

Updated on December 25, 2015

Mardi Gras Masks

Find the perfect mask for your next Mardi Gras party, Halloween costume party or any other party that requires a disguise.

There's a huge selection of Mardi Gras masks showcased here. Whether you're looking for something sleek and simple, elaborate and big or unique and pretty, you're sure to find a cool Mardi Gras mask to suit your style.

Step out in confidence with one of these awesome Mardi Gras costume masks!!!

Among some of the popular styles I have pictured on this page you will find :

  • The Cat Mask
  • The Venetian Mask
  • Couples Masks
  • The Half Mask
  • The Jester's Mask

Image is from, and item is sold here.

Beautiful Sequined Fuchsia Feathered Mardi Gras Costume Eye Mask

Elaborate Mardi Gras Masks

I think that feathers add a sense of sophistication to a Mardi Gras mask. Just take a look at the feathered masks below and see if you don't agree with me. Feathers are soft, fun, and a bit extravagant, perfect for a Mardi Gras masquerade ball or for your Halloween costume ideas.

Simple Mardi Gras Masks

Simple masks can also be elegant. You don't have to be the most dressed up to attract lots of attention at Mardi Gras, charisma and charm can take you where extravagance cannot.

What is simple and black and white all over? This good looking mask for Carnival. Take a look at how a simple mask can be elegant. Easy to look at, not over-stated by any means. This is a great mask at a great price.

Unique Mardi Gras Masks

Unique, exceptional, distinctive mask ideas for a Carnival or dress up ball. The stick masks and the Venetian masks are always in style. One way to insure your mask is unique is to make your own. Find lots of ideas and suggestions on how to make a mask on these video clips from YouTube. It's easy and it's fun. Give it a try. You can use craft supplies and materials or you can create a special mask look using makeup.

Mardi Gras Party Games

You can buy a mask, make a mask, or paint on a mask with makeup. How you decide to do is totally up to you. The end result can be funny, fantastic, or whimsical. It just depends on how you feel and how you want to look. Mardi Gras is a fun holiday to celebrate with your friends and family. Get some great ideas on your look for this festive and elaborate celebration.

The Venetian mask is a classic look for Mardi Gras and that makes it the perfect look for your Fat Tuesday celebration. Add some feathers and you've got the look.

Mardi Gras means Fat Tuesday. It celebrates the time between Christmas and Lent. Fat Tuesday always falls on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent, a fasting time that lasts for 46 days, Christians give up meat, treats, spicy dishes, and other types of food for Lent. That means that Fat Tuesday might be the last day to indulge a bit before this time of fasting.

Cool Mardi Gras Masks

Cool masks, in this case, also means lovely masks. These disguises will have everyone wondering just who you are. But your secret will be safe underneath these costumes. The butterfly is a symbol of beauty and freedom. We all wish, at one time or another, that we could become a butterfly and float from flower to flower on the wind. This butterfly Mardi Gras mask will allow you to feel like that beautiful butterfly, at least for one night.

Make Your Own Make Up Mardi Gras Mask

You can make your own festive and colorful Mardi Gras mask using glitter and make up. This video tells you how, step by step. You will need:

  • Spirit Gum
  • Concealer
  • Primer
  • Shadow Glitter Glue
  • Purple Punch Glitter
  • "Sally Girl" Sparkle Effects glitter in Gleaming Green & Gold Digger
  • Super Dramatic Spiky Feathery False Lashes
  • Eyelash Glue
  • Purple Hair
  • A Mardi Gras Hat (Fascinator Hat)
  • Make Up Brushes

How To Make A Mardi Gras Mask From Scratch

Halloween or Mardi GrasTutorial: Elegant Venetian Masquerade Hair & Makeup

Mardi Gras Mask Make Up Tutorial Part 1

Mardi Gras Mask Make Up Tutorial Part 2

Mardi Gras Eye Makeup Mask Video

Mardi Gras Mask Make Up

Fairy Mardi Gras Mask Make Up

Mardi Gras Makeup Tutorial: Masquerade Mask

Pretty Mardi Gras Mask Tutorial

Carnival/Mardi Gras Inspired Makeup Halloween "Collab with MissPixieLulu"

Mardi Gras Party Recipe Ideas

If you are going to a Mardi Gras party on Fat Tuesday here are some recipe ideas right from New Orleans ... just in case you want to bring an authentic Cajun dish with you.

  • Chicken Andouille Gumbo
  • Crab And Shrimp Étouffée
  • Okra Creole
  • Creole Jambalaya
  • Spicy Remoulade Sauce
  • Cajun Baked Catfish
  • Crawfish Étouffée
  • Shrimp And Okra Hush Puppies
  • Muffulettas
  • Po' Boys - Shrimp, Roast Beef, Chicken, Seafood
  • King Cake - Hide That Baby!
  • New Orleans Beignets

Mardi Gras Party Game Ideas

Need some Mardi Gras party game ideas? How about these:

  • Mardi Gras Mask Decorating Contest - supply your guests with the craft, paper, glitter, feather, and glue they need to make the fanciest masks ever.
  • Mardi Gras Trivia - Fun questions and answers about Carnival and Mardi Gras - see the links below

Mardi Gras Did You Know

Here are some facts I found out about Mardi Gras and I thought they were very interesting.

  • Mardi Gras is celebrated at the end of the Carnival season. It is also called ‘Twelfth Night’
  • Mardi Gras is sometimes called Pancake Day because folks in Australia, Canada, Ireland, and other places celebrate by dining on pancakes.
  • The Traditional and Official Colors are Gold, Green, and Purple. It is said that gold stands for power, green stands for faith, and purple stands for justice.
  • If You Find The Baby Jesus In The King Cake You Will Have Luck All Year Long.
  • The First New Orleans Mardi Gras Parade Was Held In 1837.
  • It Is Illegal To Ride On A Mardi Gras Float Without A Mask.
  • Beads Are Synonymous With Mardi Gras.

Free, Printable Mardi Gras Mask Colouring Page

See the link section below and look for Activity Village
See the link section below and look for Activity Village | Source

Festival of Mardi Gras Coloring Page

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See in the link section | Source

I think you will find a lot of information, mask making ideas, recipes you will need for a Mardi Gras party, free printable invitations, free printable coloring pages and decoration ideas...perfect for that party you are planning. Or great recipe ideas (along with mask making ideas) so you can make up an authentic Cajun recipe to bring. Impress your friends with your Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday knowledge with one of the fun trivia quizzes you can bring.

If you enjoy celebrating this fun February holiday, you will enjoy the ideas on this page.

What's Your Favorite Costume Mask For Mardi Gras?

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