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Start Snapping! Our Mardi Gras Photo Contest Is Still On!

January 1, 2021 | 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 2021? We wanna see! Even without p… » Read More


Joan of Arc to Stage Drive-by Event for 2021

December 31, 2020 | News
Instead of canceling  because of Covid-19, the Krewe de Jeanne d'Arc is producing a drive-by event at Behrman Memorial Park at 2529 Gen. Meyer Avenue in Algiers on the West Bank. From 6 p.… » Read More


A Little Bit of Mardi Gras in Our Lives

December 9, 2020 | News
  There may not Mardi Gras parades in Orleans Parish in 2021, but you can't cancel Carnival. There may not be Mardi Gras kings rolling down St. Charles Avenue next spring, but there… » Read More


Mardi Gras Parades Latest Victim of Covid-19

December 5, 2020 | News
Because of the threat of Covid-19, there will be no traditional Carnival parades in Orleans or St. Tammany parishes in 2021. Other ways to celebrate, including virtual parades,  the Joan of Arc s… » Read More


Bacchus Goes Virtual!

November 23, 2020 | News
If Macy’s can do it on Thanksgiving, why can’t Bacchus? On November 23, The Krewe of Bacchus announced that its 2021 parade will be virtual. Bacchus is introducing a new "Throw Me Somet… » Read More


The Mardi Gras That Almost Wasn't

November 19, 2020 | News
Crisis is no stranger to New Orleans. We survived Katrina and we'll survive Covid-19, too. Here's a peek back at the first Mardi Gras after Katrina... After Hurricane Katrina decided to mak… » Read More


Love Marching Groups? You'll Love This Book!

November 19, 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


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