Mardi Gras Photo Contest


Mardi Gras New Orleans’ 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 Hotel Provincial, 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.

Grand Prize

Indian PrincessIndian Pricess

2nd Place

Krewe of BarkKrewe of Bark

Honorable Mention

Mardi Gras MorningMardi Gras Morning

While we’re not currently accepting photo submissions for our Show Us Your Mardi Gras Pics! Photo Contest, Carnival time will be here before you know it! Check out our parade schedule for dates and times and get those cameras pointed in our direction!