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The Mardi Gras That Almost Wasn't

May 1, 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


Join Krewe de Pink at the Pink Bra Run

April 1, 2020 | News
NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO SAFETY CONCERNS DUE TO COVID-19. PLEASE MAKE PLANS TO ATTEND NEXT YEAR.   Feel good, do good. Saturday, May 9 from 7 a.m. to noon. This Mother… » Read More


Throw Me Something, Bunny!

March 10, 2020 | News
NOTE: CHECK BACK HERE OR FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR POSSIBLE CANCELLATIONS.  Easter Parades for Families in the French Quarter If you love Mardi Gras-style parades (and who doesn't)… » Read More


St. Joseph's Altars In and Around Town

March 1, 2020 | News
St. Joseph's Altar at Beauregard-Keyes House on Chartres Street. When the Sicilians began immigrating to New Orleans in large numbers in the 1880s, they brought with them the tradition of t… » Read More


What To Do With Surplus Mardi Gras Beads

February 26, 2020 | News
Catch and Release, Louisiana Style. After mister throws you something, where do Mardi Gras beads go? Sure you keep some for souvenirs, but every year 25 million pounds of used Mardi Gras beads … » Read More


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

February 26, 2020 | 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


Want More Parades? We Got 'Em!

February 26, 2020 | News
NOTE: SEVERAL EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED  IN NEW ORLEANS DUE TO THE THREAT OF CORONAVIRUS. PLEASE CALL AHEAD OR CHECK WITH LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT. Miss Mardi Gras? Awwwwww. Luc… » Read More


Bring Your Tribe to New Orleans for Super Sunday

February 26, 2020 | News
On Super Sunday in New Orleans Mardi Gras Indians come out in their breathtaking handmade suits for processions all over town. Traditionally, Super Sunday is the Sunday closest to St. Jos… » Read More


Warpo the Amazing Named 10th King of the Krewe of Fools

February 10, 2020 | News
Warpo the Amazing On February 10th, the Krewe of Fools, a French Quarter walking krewe dedicated to promoting, preserving and protecting the art of street performance in New Orleans, announced … » Read More


2020 Theme & Throw Updates: What's New With Your Favorite Krewes?

January 24, 2020 | News
Mardi Gras may be an ancient celebration but there's always some new to discover. As the krewes announce their 2020 themes, throws and celebrity monarchs and riders, we'll post that informatio… » Read More