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 mardigrasneworleans.com, 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
Want More Parades? We Got 'Em!
February 26, 2023 | News
Miss Mardi Gras? Awwwwww. Lucky for you, parades will be rolling in the Big Easy for St. Patrick’s Day and St. Joseph’s Day, and you'll get another chance to see Mardi Gras Indians doi… » Read More
What's that on your forehead? Ash Wednesday in NOLA
February 22, 2023 | News
Mardi Gras 2023 is in the history books and this morning many are going out to get their ashes on Ash Wednesday. Mardi Gras, French for Fat Tuesday, is also known as Shrove Tuesday… » Read More
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