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Mardi Gras Photo Contest

 
 

Mardi Gras New Orleans’ 8th Annual Show Us Your Mardi Gras Pics! Photo Contest

Show Us Your Mardi Gras Pics! New Orleans is always ready for her closeup – especially at Carnival time! Everywhere you turn, there’s a photo op. Festive and funky costumes, glittering beads, celebrity riders, larger-than-life parade floats – all with New Orleans’ spectacular architecture for a backdrop. Mardi Gras is every photographer’s dream. Mardi Gras New Orleans’ Annual Show Us Your Mardi Gras Pics! Photo Contest is your chance to share your love of NOLA with the world.

Grand Prize!


The grand prize winner enjoys a memorable two-night stay at the Maison Dupuy, a luxury hotel located in the French Quarter.

It also includes two tickets to the tour of the winner's choosing from Gray Line New Orleans, the oldest locally owned tour company in the city.

Plus, the winner and the person of their choice will enjoy a distinctly New Orleans breakfast at Café Beignet.

2nd Place


The second place winner will enjoy a Harbor Jazz Cruise with a buffet lunch for two aboard the Steamboat NATCHEZ, an authentic steamboat on the Mississippi.


This year we need your help to decide who will win our 8th Annual Photo Contest. Please select your favorite picture from below. You can vote once every day, so come back tomorrow! To prevent bias, the below photos are in random order.

Photo Contestants

Royal Confetti
Royal Confetti - Tomas O. @ Royal Street on Mardi Gras Day
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9/10 experts agree: Mardi Gras season is the best season
9/10 experts agree: Mardi Gras season is the best season - Ivana D.
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Waiting for the parade
Waiting for the parade - Robert V. @ St. Charles Avenue
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Door decor
Door decor - Molly B. @ Krewe of Tucks
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Never Forget!
Never Forget! - Urbin M. @ Rex
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Glitter Faces
Glitter Faces - Dawn L.
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Big Fun
Big Fun - Tomas O. @ Krewe of Bosom Buddies and Breast Friends (Bourbon Street)
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New Orleans Step
New Orleans Step - Sophia P. @ St. Charles Avenue
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The Heart & Soul
The Heart & Soul - Jordan M. @ Decatur Street
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Fun Times at Excalibur
Fun Times at Excalibur - Robert P. @ Excalibur
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Better Than a Ladder
Better Than a Ladder - Irene P. @ Endymion
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Bourbon Street Madness
Bourbon Street Madness - Lisa S. @ Bourbon Street
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Carnival Color
Carnival Color - Douglas A. @ Napolean Avenue
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Chicken run
Chicken run - Teri M. @ The Chicken Run (Eunice, LA)
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New Orleans Proud!
New Orleans Proud! - Peggy S. @ French Quarter
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Flambeau with a Smile
Flambeau with a Smile - Jennifer O. @ Muses (St. Charles Avenue)
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Happy Fairy Mardi Gras 2019
Happy Fairy Mardi Gras 2019 - Todd F. @ Krewe du Vieux
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Clownin
Clownin - Christina P. @ Alabama
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Zulu-King
Zulu-King - Arnaud L.
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Help a brother out
Help a brother out - Jennifer Z. @ Bella Donnas (Bourbon Street)
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