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

The First Spy Queen

May 1, 2022 | News
Jasmine Batiste Makes Mardi Gras History as First  “Spy Queen." Photo by Christine DuMouchel “The Spy Boy is the baddest of all the Indians. He is ahead looking for tro… » Read More

Join Krewe de Pink at the Pink Bra Run

April 13, 2022 | News
FEEL GOOD. DO GOOD. What:           Krewe de Pink                      ANNUAL PINK BRA RUN 5K/RUN/WALK and… » Read More

Throw Me Something, Bunny!

April 6, 2022 | 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 17, for two Easter Parades the who… » Read More

Big Chief Bo Dollis, Jr. Has a Busy April

March 30, 2022 | News
Catch the Wild Magnolias at Downtown Super Sunday, French Quarter Fest & Jazz Fest Think you missed Super Sunday? Wrong! It's not too late to see the Mardi Gras Indians at The Circle … » Read More

Mardi Gras in the Movies

March 11, 2022 | 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.   T… » Read More

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

March 2, 2022 | News
Mardi Gras 2022 is in the history books and, this morning, icy roads or not, many are going out to get their ashes on Ash Wednesday.    Mardi Gras, French for Fat Tuesday, is also kno… » Read More

Want More Parades? We Got 'Em!

March 1, 2022 | 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

The Queen of the Mardi Gras Poster

February 19, 2022 | News
From New Jersey to New Orleans: Meet Andrea Mistretta, the Poster Child of Mardi Gras Posters. Mistretta's studio on White's Pond in New Jersey, 1,300 miles from NOLA. For the l… » Read More

Start Snapping! Our Mardi Gras Photo Contest Is On!

February 1, 2022 | News
Last year's winner by Christine Dumouchel Enter Our Photo Contest for a Chance to Win A Stay in New Orleans! How are you going to celebrate Mardi Gras in 2022? We wanna see! The good times… » Read More