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Love Marching Groups? You'll Love This Book!

October 21, 2020 | News
Every year, thousands of people in New Orleans move from the sidewalk side and the neutral ground side and onto the parade route itself to become part of the Greatest Free Show on Earth – M… » Read More


Mardi Gras Parade Cancellations to Date

October 20, 2020 | News
Every year nearly 70 parades roll in New Orleans during Carnival season which lasts from January 6 (Kings' Day) to Fat Tuesday (February 16 in 2021). While New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell has an… » Read More


Election Confection: Caluda’s Presidential King Cake

October 9, 2020 | News
With election 2020 upon us, Caluda’s King Cake had a winning idea: they added Presidential King Cakes to their offerings. Instead of the Mardi Gras purple, green and gold, these traditional cinn… » Read More


Remembering Former Zulu King George Rainey

October 8, 2020 | News
The Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club has confirmed that former Zulu King George Rainey passed away Wednesday night at the age of 89. Rainey made history as the oldest Zulu king ever when he reigned w… » Read More


Skeletons aren’t just for Halloween

September 29, 2020 | News
“If you don’t live right, the Bone Man is commin’ for ya!” What do Mardi Gras and Halloween have in common besides costumes? Skeletons, of course. The Northside Skull and… » Read More


A Little Bit of Mardi Gras in Our Lives

September 1, 2020 | News
  It's too soon to know whether there will be an official Mardi Gras in 2021 (word is the mayor will make an announcement by November 1), but there is one thing we do know for sure: th… » Read More


Mardi Gras 2021: Will the Good Times Roll?

July 22, 2020 | News
Could Mardi Gras possibly be canceled in 2021? We’re all yelling, “No Pocky Way!” Mardi Gras 1918 before the Spanish Flu Pandemic. Photo credit: John Tibule Mendes / Public d… » Read More


New Orleans Says Good-bye to Mr. Mardi Gras

July 1, 2020 | News
They’re Wearing Mardi Gras Beads at the Pearly Gates. Blaine Kern created Rex's Boeuf Gras float in 1959. On Thursday, June 25, 2020, New Orleans lost “Mr. Mardi Gras,&rd… » Read More


Keep the Mask On! Support The Wild Magnolias During the Pandemic

June 11, 2020 | News
Covid-19 Affects Beloved Mardi Gras Indian Tribe. Big Chief Bo Dollis of The Wild Magnolias. Yeah, New Orleans is the birthplace of jazz. Yeah, our festivals are the best in the world. Y… » Read More


Before You Get Back to Work, Get Your Krewe to Mardi Gras World

June 1, 2020 | News
"We support Mayor Cantrell's efforts to keep the people of New Orleans safe and healthy. During times of hardship, New Orleanians know how to pull together and overcome. We will this time too… » Read More


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