A crowd gathers during a Mardi Gras parade celebration on Feb, 24, 2009, in Crested Butte, Colo. Bud Light has agreed to pay the town $250,000 to turn it into a fantasy town for an ad campaign that will bring in more than 1,000 revelers for a Sept. 5-7 event.

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A crowd gathers during a Mardi Gras parade celebration on Feb, 24, 2009, in Crested Butte, Colo. Bud Light has agreed to pay the town $250,000 to turn it into a fantasy town for an ad campaign that will bring in more than 1,000 revelers for a Sept. 5-7 event.

Colorado hamlet to be transformed into Bud Light’s ‘Whatever’ town

The Associated Press

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DENVER — Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte, Colorado, are not up for “Whatever” — a secretive Bud Light plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an ad campaign.

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