Mardi Gras Celebration to Get Underway in Nocona

Published 02/16 2014 09:09PM

Updated 02/16 2014 09:12PM

A taste of Mardi Gras is headed to Nocona this week.

The annual Nocona Mardi Gras celebration kicks of Thursday.

Tailgating begins at noon and the VFW and lasts all weekend.

There will be vendors and Cajun music bands lining the streets Friday.

Then Saturday morning, a festival favorite, the pancake breakfast, starts at 7 a.m. at the VFW.

The annual Mardi Gras parade starts rolling at 2:30 in the afternoon.

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