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Celebrities in Mardi Gras 2012

January 12, 2012 | News
No Mardi Gras would be complete without its share of celebrities in the parades, and 2012 does not disappoint. Will Ferrell, Bret Michaels, Cyndi Lauper, Maroon 5, Anderson Cooper, and Patricia Cl… » Read More


Finding the Best King Cakes at BestKingCakes.com

June 14, 2011 | News
Everybody knows that one of the best parts about Mardi Gras is the king cakes! With endless variations on the delicious dessert, king cakes are a much anticipated treat. Whether you purchase king … » Read More


Making Plans for Mardi Gras 2012 at the Bourbon Vieux

April 13, 2011 | News
It's never too early to start thinking about next year's Mardi Gras, right? The Bourbon Vieux has made tickets available for pre-sale for Mardi Gras 2012, and you have the opportunity to save … » Read More


Congratulations to our Mardi Gras Photo Contest Winner

April 12, 2011 | News
Congratulations to Richard Martin, his photo from St. Anne Parade is our 2011 Mardi Gras Photo Contest Winner! You have won a one night stay at the Maison Dupuy Hotel in the French Quarter. Th… » Read More


Mardi Gras 2011 Winds Down

March 9, 2011 | News
New Orleans celebrated another successful Mardi Gras this year with crowds numbering in the hundreds of thousands. The Convention & Visitors Bureau reported that 97% of hotel rooms were booked for… » Read More


Mardi Gras 2011 in Photos

March 9, 2011 | News
Take a look back at Mardi Gras 2011 in our Photo Gallery. View the fun and beauty of Mardi Gras in the French Quarter as well as the Krewe of Zulu passing through the neighborhood of Treme.  Reli… » Read More


Lundi Gras Celebration with Zulu

March 7, 2011 | News
2011 Lundi Gras is Zulu's 19th celebration of the start of the Greatest Free Show on Earth. Zulu's President, Board of Directors, 2011 Zulu Characters and members will join to Hail our Mardi G… » Read More


Quintessential Mardi Gras

March 7, 2011 | News
by Errol Laborde Recently I was talking to a man who's an official of the Knights of Hermes. He was effusive about the group's 2011 parade. "It will be the most beautiful ever,"… » Read More


Friday night Uptown Parades roll 30 minutes earlier

March 4, 2011 | News
Due to the prediction of light rain this evening parades following the Uptown route will roll 30 minutes earlier. Hermes 5:30 pm Krewe d'Etat 6:00 pm Morpheus 6:30… » Read More


Weather Causes Some Changes For Mardi Gras Weekend

March 4, 2011 | News
Rain forecasts indicate strong chances of showers for both Friday and Saturday. Be sure to bring your rain gear, and be ready to be flexible with some parade scheduling. Parades may change route or st… » Read More