Jefferson, Texas is host to many events throughout the year. Check their web sites for more information www.jefferson-texas.com or www.visitjeffersontexas.com. Red’s trip to Jefferson has ended too quickly but we are sending him off in grand style. It is Mardi Gras season and is one of the most festive events in Jefferson, Texas. The tradition started many years ago, when steamships came up Big Cypress Bayou from New Orleans, bringing with them Mardi Gras traditions and celebrations. Laissez les bons temps rouler!