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Do You Want to Be in a Mardi Gras Parade?

June 25, 2016 | Posted in: Krewes
Have you ever wondered how those people end up on the floats at Mardi Gras parades with the coveted throws and beads? Maybe you want to join one of the biggest parties in the world and experience t… » Read More

Krewe of Muses wants Ellen DeGeneres

March 2, 2015 | Posted in: Krewes
Mardi Gras 2015 just wrapped up, but we’re already looking forward to Mardi Gras 2016 – and we’re not the only ones! Apparently, the lovely ladies of the Krewe of Muses can’… » Read More

Mardi Gras Wrap Up, Planning For Next Year

February 24, 2015 | Posted in: Krewes
Mardi Gras 2015 has officially come to an end. The parades are over. The revelers have gonw home. The last of the king cakes have been snatched up. If that gets you down (and it does me, a… » Read More

Mardi Gras Parades This Week

February 9, 2015 | Posted in: Krewes
The parades start early this week.  Krewes will begin rolling on Wednesday and keep on rolling until Fat Tuesday next week. You don’t want to miss these parades, but pace yourself! … » Read More

Updates from Bacchus and Orpheus

December 5, 2013 | Posted in: Krewes
The official kick off to Carnival season, the Twelfth Night is just a month and a day away on January 6! Mardi Gras itself, March 4 this year is just under three months away! I’m slightly exc… » Read More

Where to see the Mardi Gras Indians

October 3, 2013 | Posted in: Krewes
Mardi Gras has always had an air of mystery around it. Masked krewe members throw trinkets to street crowds from their floats, whose themes are kept secret until sometimes days before the big event… » Read More

Krewe of Chewbacchus: The Wrath of Khan-ival

September 19, 2013 | Posted in: Krewes
Some breaking intergalactic planetary Mardi Gras news for you today from the sci-fi themed Krewe of Chewbacchus: The BacchanALIENS, also known as the members of the Krewe of Chewbacchus, announ… » Read More

Krewe of Freret is back and rolling in 2014

June 20, 2013 | Posted in: Krewes
After an absence of more than 20 years, the Krewe of Freret is back and parading again. Earlier this month, the New Orleans Police Department signed off on the co-ed krewe’s permit to parade … » Read More

2013 Mardi Gras Parades Kick Off This Weekend

January 17, 2013 | Posted in: Krewes
I hope you’re ready! The 2013 Mardi Gras parades start this weekend (January 19-20) and there’s something from everyone this kick-off weekend. The parades start Saturday night in th… » Read More

Weekend Parade Updates

February 17, 2012 | Posted in: Krewes
The parades have been rescheduled for the following Mardi Gras krewes... NOMTOC will now roll on Sunday morning at 9 a.m. on the Uptown route and not on the Westbank. The Krewe of Iris will… » Read More

Endymion's First African American Mardi Gras King

January 24, 2012 | Posted in: Krewes
The Krewe of Endymion announced this weekend that New Orleans native George LaFargue will be the krewe's king for Mardi Gras in 2012. The Krewe of Endymion's process for choosing their king… » Read More

Mardi Gras 2011 Winds Down

March 9, 2011 | Posted in: Krewes
New Orleans celebrated another successful Mardi Gras this year with crowds numbering in the hundreds of thousands. The Convention & Visitors Bureau reported that 97% of hotel rooms were booked … » Read More

Lundi Gras Celebration with Zulu

March 7, 2011 | Posted in: Krewes
2011 Lundi Gras is Zulu's 19th celebration of the start of the Greatest Free Show on Earth. Zulu's President, Board of Directors, 2011 Zulu Characters and members will join to Hail our Mard… » Read More

Quintessential Mardi Gras

March 7, 2011 | Posted in: Krewes
by Errol Laborde Recently I was talking to a man who's an official of the Knights of Hermes. He was effusive about the group's 2011 parade. "It will be the most beautiful ever,&qu… » Read More

Friday night Uptown Parades roll 30 minutes earlier

March 4, 2011 | Posted in: Krewes
Due to the prediction of light rain this evening parades following the Uptown route will roll 30 minutes earlier. Hermes 5:30 pm Krewe d'Etat 6:00 pm Morpheus 6:30… » Read More

Weather Causes Some Changes For Mardi Gras Weekend

March 4, 2011 | Posted in: Krewes
Rain forecasts indicate strong chances of showers for both Friday and Saturday. Be sure to bring your rain gear, and be ready to be flexible with some parade scheduling. Parades may change route or… » Read More

Is it Mardi Gras yet?

June 30, 2010 | Posted in: Krewes
I don't know about you, but watching the last few episodes of HBO's Treme makes me wish it was Carnival time right now. » Read More

King of Bacchus and Grand Marshall of Endymion for 2009 Announced

February 9, 2009 | Posted in: Krewes
Actor Val Kilmer to reign as King of Bacchus 2009 and musician Kid Rock will serve as Grand Marshall of Endymion 2009. Endymion returns to its Mid-City route Saturday February 21, 2009 at 4:00 pm. … » Read More

Hulk Hogan named Bacchus XL King

January 5, 2008 | Posted in: Krewes
Wrestler and reality show star Hulk Hogan will reign as celebrity king when Bacchus celebrates 40 years with the theme 40 Years of Fun on February 3, 2008. » Read More

Endymion to ride in Mid-City

January 4, 2008 | Posted in: Krewes
Endymion will return to the traditional Mid-City route February 2, 2008 with Kevin Costner as the Grand Marshall. Costner's ride will come as Endymion returns to its traditional Mid-City route … » Read More


March 7, 2007 | Posted in: Krewes
Their names will forever be lost in the secret annals of the New Orleans Carnival but their deed should be remembered. Saturday a week ago, Feb. 24, 2007, five masked people, reportedly of mixed ge… » Read More

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