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Boo Dat! The 2018 Krewe of Boo Parade

September 16, 2018 | News
Throw Me Something, Monsta! Since 2007, the Krewe of Boo has been the official Halloween Parade in New Orleans. This year the parade rolls at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 20, 2018, with Mar… » Read More


Want to join a Mardi Gras Krewe?

September 1, 2018 | News
Here’s what you do. Five Jefferson Parish krewes are looking for revelers who want to ride in 2019! While dues vary, membership typically allows you to ride in the parade and attend the b… » Read More


King Louis: When Louis Armstrong Reigned as Zulu

August 31, 2018 | News
In 1949, jazz great Louis Armstrong returned to his hometown to reign as King Zulu. By all accounts, he considered the experience the crowning achievement of his life. The week before, New Orleans&… » Read More


Hail, Museum Month!

August 1, 2018 | News
Five Mardi Gras Museum to Explore in August. A lot of work, money and love goes into “America’s Greatest Free Show” every year. The museums here celebrate Mardi Gras year roun… » Read More


Top Six Mardi Gras Songs of All Time

July 1, 2018 | News
What do you do when you’re waiting for a parade? Eat Popeye’s Fried Chicken or red beans and rice and listen to Mardi Gras music. Here are six of our favorites (we tried to narrow it down … » Read More


Mardi Gras in the Movies

June 1, 2018 | News
According to Carnival historian Arthur Hardy, Mardi Gras has been a back drop for 200+ movies, including musicals, thrillers, costume dramas, comedies, horror flicks, romances and more. The camera… » Read More


Catch it if you can: Iris and the Goddesses of Carnival

May 1, 2018 | News
Now On Exhibit at The Presbytère Mardi Gras 2018 may have rolled into the history books but, until December 2018, you can celebrate Iris and the Goddesses of Carnival at The Presbyt&eg… » Read More


Throw Me Something, Bunny!

April 1, 2018 | News
Easter Parades for Families in the French Quarter If you love Mardi Gras and St. Patrick's Day parades (and who doesn't), head down to the Vieux Carré on Sunday, April 1, for two Ea… » Read More


Want More Parades? We Got 'Em!

March 1, 2018 | News
Miss Mardi Gras? Awwwwww. Lucky for you, parades will be rolling in the Big Easy on St. Patrick’s Day and St. Joseph’s Day, and you'll get another chance to see Mardi Gras Indians doin… » Read More


What's that on your forehead? Ash Wednesday in NOLA

February 14, 2018 | News
Another Mardi Gras has rolled into the history books. While many people are going to be nursing headaches this morning, many others are going to be getting ashes rubbed on their foreheads. A smudge on… » Read More