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Mardi Gras New Orleans

What is a Mardi Gras Indian? Where are the best places for families to enjoy the fun? Are there still hotel rooms available? Which krewes have the best throws? What are the chances of catching a Zulu coconut?

You’ll find the answers to all these questions and more at MardiGrasNewOrleans – your catch-all for everything Carnival. Don your purple, green and gold and join us in New Orleans this February for “The Greatest Free Show on Earth.”

Mardi Gras 2019 is Tuesday, March 5. We're counting down the minutes.

The Parades Start Here!

Vote for the Best Mardi Gras Photo!

Click here to vote on your favorite Mardi Gras photos! The winner of our photo contest will receive a free stay at The Maison Dupuy Hotel and much more, so be sure to enter next year!

What's New - Dec 11

February 22-24, 2019 Family Gras 2019 will be celebrated at a brand new location this year. Come on down to Clearview Center (4436 Veterans Memorial Boulevard) for…read more »

Parade Videos & Much More!

Here you can enjoy some of our favorite video clips from Mardi Gras, including celebrity interviews and the Zulu parade.

Mardi Gras History & Tradition

Mardi Gras is rich with history and tradition. Click here to find out how did i all began and how tradition have changed through the years.

Fresh King Cakes Directly from New Orleans

Can’t make it for Mardi Gras?

No worries! Visit the brand new Riverboat City of New Orleans for its Mardi Gras Jazz Cruise year round .. it is a jazz cruise with a Mardi Gras Twist!
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