One Denver Suburb Named the ‘Worst Place in the Country’ for Mardi Gras Celebrations

By Shawn Patrick on February 15, 2023
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Mardi Gras is next Tuesday, February 21st, but if you plan to celebrate you’d better avoid one Colorado city!

According to a study conducted by LawnLove, the worst place in the country to celebrate is Thorton, Colorado.

The study consisted of eight metrics across four categories, including ‘entertainment’, ‘food’, ‘party supplies’ and ‘community interest’, Thornton was the worst place in the country for Mardi Gras celebrations out of 200 cities analyzed. The city ranked poorly across all related categories, in dead last when it came to the ‘party supply’ category. In terms of community interest, the city ranked 179th of 200.

Elsewhere in Colorado, Denver ranked 33rd overall, Colorado Springs ranked 79th, Fort Collins ranked 133rd, Lakewood ranked 154th, and Aurora ranked 156th.

The highest ranking spot nationwide was obviously New Orleans, followed by New York City and Las Vegas.


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