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Lundi Gras 2023: The Good Times Roll on the River

January 20, 2023 | News
New Orleans always celebrates the start of the week with red beans & rice but, on the day before Mardi Gras, we take Mondays to a whole new level. Head down the Spanish Plaza/Woldenberg Park area on M… » Read More


Enter Our 2023 Mardi Gras Photo Contest NOW!

January 1, 2023 | News
Share your Mardi Gras Memories and you could win a free stay in New Orleans!  We will be taking photo entries into our  Annual "Show Us Your Mardi Gras Pics" Photo Contest from Frida… » Read More


2023 Theme & Throw Updates: What's New With Your Favorite Krewes?

December 30, 2022 | News
Mardi Gras may be an ancient celebration but there's always some new to discover. As the krewes announce their 2023 themes, throws and celebrity monarchs and riders, we'll post that informatio… » Read More


Mardi Gras Throws 101

December 29, 2022 | News
Throw me something cool, Mister! When we yell “Throw me something, Mister!” at Mardi Gras in New Orleans, we really mean “throw me something cool.” Unlike parades in oth… » Read More


Ten Harder-Than-Average Mardi Gras Trivia Questions

December 29, 2022 | News
  Think you know all about Mardi Gras in New Orleans? Give our harder-than-average Mardi Gras Trivia Quiz a shot. If you get stumped, you can find all the answers by reading MardiGrasNewOr… » Read More


30th Years of Orpheus

December 27, 2022 | News
Orpheus Goes Back to Its '90s Roots with Your Favorite Boy Band Stars On Lundi Gras, Monday, Feb. 20, the Krewe of Orpheus will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a parade followed b… » Read More


Rocking Around the Mardi Gras Tree.

December 1, 2022 | News
Google “Mardi Gras tree” and you’ll see lots of images of trees along the New Orleans parade routes, dripping with beads that were caught by limbs and not revelers. This isn’t … » Read More


Inaugural Children’s Hospital Holiday Parade Will Roll Dec. 3

November 10, 2022 | News
Be There With Jingle Bells On! At a news conference held at Mardi Gras World on Thursday, Nov.10, plans were announced for the inaugural Children’s Hospital New Orleans Holiday Parade. The ev… » Read More


Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Rex

November 1, 2022 | News
This year, the Rex Organization, also known as the School of Design, is celebrating its 150th Mardi Gras season. In honor of this historic event, The Louisiana State Museum is presenting a special exh… » Read More


Day of the Dead Parade Rolls with New Route

October 21, 2022 | News
On Wednesday, November 2, beginning at 7 p.m., join your neighbors in celebrating the Day of the Dead – the Día de Muertos – honoring the lives of those who have died (particul… » Read More


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