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

February 16, 2021 | News
Mardi Gras 2021 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


New Rules to Curb Carnival Crowds

February 5, 2021 | News
To prevent Mardi Gras celebrations from becoming superspreader events, Mayor Latoya Cantrell announced new restrictions on Friday, February 5. All bars across the city will shut down completely … » Read More


Mardi Gras and Y’ALLA

February 1, 2021 | News
Find Your Mardi Gras Spirit: ALLA Scavenger Hunt On Friday, February 5th, the Krewe of ALLA will celebrate their 2021 parade date with a Scavenger Hunt. At 12 p.m., gather your own crew to… » Read More


How To Celebrate Mardi Gras 2021

January 6, 2021 | News
Don't let Mardi Gras go by without celebrating. Get in your fill of king cake and enjoy some of the activites below. New Orleans is under Phased Reopening Guidelines, but there are … » Read More


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