Founder Proclaims Official Krewe of Madison Holidays (March 13, 2000. Madison, WI)


“Henceforth, the Krewe of Madison in addition to meeting on Mardi Gras, shall come together to celebrate the following three Holidays as symbolized by the colors of Carnival and our Krewe, Green, Purple & Gold:

  • Green for St Patrick’s Day (also, the Feast of Bacchus): March 17
  • Purple the Festival of Dionysius, god of wine: October 3
  • Gold for Founder’s Day — The Krewe of Madison founded on my 50th Birthday, the Feast of Februa: February 15″