Mardi Gras New Orleans
The Parades Start Here.
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 2017 is Tuesday, February 28. We're counting down the minutes.
In New Orleans, we love food and any reason to celebrate, and Mardi Gras season has given us one more reason. That’s right, the second annual King Cake festival …read more »
Here you can enjoy some of our favorite video clips from Mardi Gras, including celebrity interviews and the Zulu parade.
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.
Ever wonder where Mardi Gras is made? There are plenty of tours in New Orleans, but for a real, behind-the-scenes look at New Orleans Mardi Gras, there’s only one definitive experience: the Mardi Gras World tour. This tour allows you to see firsthand what it takes to bring Mardi Gras to life year after year. Witness the hard work and extensive planning that goes into this grand event when you tour Kern Studios, an operating workshop that has created breathtaking floats for Mardi Gras and other parades around the world since 1947. Visit MardiGrasWorld.com for more info today! And be sure to print a coupon for your tour!