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

(A Wee Bit Passed) Half-Way to St. Patrick's Day March

October 19, 2022 | News
The Irish Channel St. Patrick’s Day Parade Club will host its annual Halfway to St. Patrick's Day March beginning at Noon, Friday October 21, 2022. The fun will begin on … » Read More

Just Boo It! The 2022 Krewe of Boo Parade

September 13, 2022 | News
  Since 2007, the Krewe of Boo has been the official Halloween Parade in New Orleans. The parade will roll at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 22, 2022, with Mardi Gras-style floats construc… » Read More

Rolllin’ in August: Mid-Summer Mardi Gras Parade

August 24, 2022 | News
Rain or shine, after a two-year hiatus, the Krewe of OAK’s 34th Mid-Summer Mardi Gras will roll Uptown on Saturday, August 27th. The revelry will start in the 8300 block of Oak Street with a toa… » Read More

Will Parade Routes Go Back to Normal in 2023?

August 15, 2022 | News
While the next Mardi Gras isn’t until February 21, 2023, krewe leaders in the city have a big question: Will their parades will be shortened as they were in 2022 or will they go back to their tr… » Read More

Mardi Gras Day is Every Day at Mardi Gras World

August 1, 2022 | 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

Explore New Orleans' Other Wild Side

July 1, 2022 | 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

The Photographer Who Caught More Than Beads

June 1, 2022 | News
  When photographer Christine DuMouchel attended the Zulu parade in 2019, she was hoping to maybe catch a coconut and a great pic or two. She never thought she'd catch the attention of… » Read More