How Long Does Mardi Gras Last in New Orleans? Officially, Mardi Gras starts on the 6th of January, and runs until Fat Tuesday. In New Orleans, the majority of Mardi Gras celebrations are held in the two weeks leading up to Fat Tuesday itself.
Likewise, what time does the Sydney Mardi Gras parade start? The demonstration is expected to take place at 2pm tomorrow with the proposed route expected to go from Taylor Square to Hyde Park.
Considering this, where does the Sydney Mardi Gras parade start? Saturday 5 March at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade has taken place every year since it first began in 1978.