What Is Greasing Of The Pole In New Orleans?

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On Friday Feb. 9th, greasing of the poles marks the start of Mardi Gras weekend!

Greasing Of The Poles In NOLA

Greasing the poles prevents people from climbing up onto balconies during Mardi Gras.

When Did It Start?

This tradition began 54 years ago when the Royal Sonesta Hotel started it.

Greasing The Poles Competition

In the French Quarter find out who greases the poles best!

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