Just Boo It! The 2023 Krewe of Boo Parade

September 5, 2023 | News
  Since 2007, the Krewe of Boo has been the official Halloween Parade in New Orleans. The parade will roll at sunset on Saturday, October 21, 2023, through the French Quarter to the Wareho… » Read More

Somefin Fun for September: Mermaid Parade

August 7, 2023 | News
  Think you need feet to parade? The 1st Annual Krewe du Fool's Mermaid Parade on Saturday, September 2nd at 6 p.m. is about to prove that notion wrong. The krewe, known for their… » Read More

Mardi Gras Day is Every Day at Mardi Gras World

August 1, 2023 | News
In New Orleans, we make history. We make music. We make gumbo, jambalaya and red beans and rice. We make art. And we make Mardi Gras floats. At Blaine Kern’s Mardi Gras World just up Tchoupitoul… » Read More

Rolllin’ in August: Mid-Summer Mardi Gras Parade

July 14, 2023 | News
The Krewe of OAK’s 37th Mid-Summer Mardi Gras will roll Uptown on Saturday, August 26th. The parade will start in front of 8316 Oak Street at 7 p.m. Music and a block party on the 8400 block of … » Read More

Hot Dogs Aren't Just for July 4th

July 1, 2023 | News
  Throw Me A Hot Dog, Mister! Mardi Gras in Shreveport with the Krewe of Highland Mardi Gras isn’t just celebrated in Greater New Orleans. There are krewes all over the state a… » Read More

Explore New Orleans' Other Wild Side

June 1, 2023 | News
It's more than 200 days until Mardi Gras 2023 but New Orleans is still wild! Until there will be humans reaching for beads again, there will be alligators grabbing for marshmallows (or a bit of ch… » Read More

Honoring the Late Ed Muniz, Founder of Endymion

May 25, 2023 | News
Ed Muniz may have owned radio stations and served as Mayor of Kenner and on both the Kenner City and Jefferson Parish councils, but here at, we raise a Carnival cup to him for … » Read More

“Prenons du bons temps!”(Say what?)

May 1, 2023 | News
Who first said, "Laissez les bons temps rouler?" It suddenly occurred to us that we’ve never heard anyone discuss the origins of the phrase “Laissez les bons temps rouler” &nd… » Read More

Throw Me Something, Bunny!

April 1, 2023 | News
Easter Parades for Families in the French Quarter If you love Mardi Gras-style parades (and who doesn't), head down to the Vieux Carré on Sunday, April 9, for two Easter Parades the whol… » Read More

St. Joseph's Altars In and Around Town

March 1, 2023 | News
St. Joseph's Altar at Beauregard-Keyes House on Chartres Street. When the Sicilians began immigrating to New Orleans in large numbers in the 1880s, they brought with them the tradition of t… » Read More

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