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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.

Mardi Gras Photo Contest Mardi Gras Photo Contest 

Submit your amazing photos to our 12th annual Show Us Your Mardi Gras Pics! Photo Contest! Winners will receive bragging rights and some great prizes!

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.

What’s New

Masks Required in New Orleans Even Before Mardi Gras

Masks Required in New Orleans Even Before Mardi Gras

COVID-19 Vaccination Rules in New Orleans. What You Should Know. The City of New Orleans has implemented a Modified Phase Three, which went into effect on January 12, 2022, with an extended COVID-19 mandate expected on February 1, 2022… Read More

Free Family Fun at Algiers Mardi Gras Festival

Free Family Fun at Algiers Mardi Gras Festival

Get yourself over that bridge! The Algiers Mardi Gras Festival  will take place on Saturday, February 12 at Federal City from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.    Acccording to the Festival, this family-friendly event's goal is to … 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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