Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Rex

November 1, 2022 | News
This year, the Rex Organization, also known as the School of Design, is celebrating its 150th Mardi Gras season. In honor of this historic event, The Louisiana State Museum is presenting a special exh… » Read More

Day of the Dead Parade Rolls with New Route

October 21, 2022 | News
On Wednesday, November 2, beginning at 7 p.m., join your neighbors in celebrating the Day of the Dead – the Día de Muertos – honoring the lives of those who have died (particul… » Read More

(A Wee Bit Passed) Half-Way to St. Patrick's Day March

October 19, 2022 | News
The Irish Channel St. Patrick’s Day Parade Club will host its annual Halfway to St. Patrick's Day March beginning at Noon, Friday October 21, 2022. The fun will begin on … » Read More

Will Parade Routes Go Back to Normal in 2023?

August 15, 2022 | News
While the next Mardi Gras isn’t until February 21, 2023, krewe leaders in the city have a big question: Will their parades will be shortened as they were in 2022 or will they go back to their tr… » Read More

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

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

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