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Mardi Gras New Orleans

 
 THE PARTY STARTS 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 right here at MardiGrasNewOrleans.com – your catch-all for everything Carnival. Don your purple, green and gold and join us in New Orleans this March for "The Greatest Free Show on Earth."

Mardi Gras 2022 is Tuesday, March 1. We're counting down the minutes.

Package deals Mardi Gras Packages 

Check out these packages offering an up-front view of passing parades, along with that delicious New Orleans food (not to mention bathroom privileges)!

video icon Parade Videos & Much More! 

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

Calendar icon Parade Schedule 

Check out this years lineup for Mardi Gras parades and krewes.

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Christmas is here! Time to plan for Mardi Gras!

Christmas is here! Time to plan for Mardi Gras!

Mardi Gras 2022 is going to happen and it will be here before you know it! With 70+ parades, Carnival in New Orleans is the adventure of a lifetime and, the more you know, the more fun you’ll have when you go. Here are five, obvious a… Read More

House Floats Will Be Back in 2022!

House Floats Will Be Back in 2022!

When it became obvious to everyone that going forth with our usual 70-something Mardi Gras parades in 2021 wasn’t going to be good idea, city leaders reached out to the public for ideas — ways to celebrate Carnival time safely. … Read More

Keep the party going, check out St. Patrick’s day parade  

Can’t make it for Mardi Gras?

It’s always Carnival Time at Mardi Gras World, where you can see float makers at work, try on costumes, discover fascinating history – even sample king cake!

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