The Original Krewe of Orpheus Takes 2020 Off

August 19, 2019 | News
Mandeville’s Original Krewe of Orpheus, not to be confused with Harry Connick Jr.’s Krewe of Orpheus, has announced that it will not roll during Mardi Gras 2020, but will instead suspend a… » Read More

Rolling Elvi Honor the King with New Parade

August 13, 2019 | News
"It's Now or Never"  for the Rolling Elvi's First Solo Parade What's the plural of Elvis? Elvi. Photo courtesy of Jason Mangone Elvis Presley died 42 years ago this Fri… » Read More

Endymion Announces Route Changes for 2020

August 12, 2019 | News
Extravaganza's Home Away from the Dome The Superdome will be undergoing a $450M renovation after football season in 2020 and that means the Krewe of Endymion, which typically rolls into the… » Read More

Ten Harder-Than-Average Mardi Gras Trivia Questions

August 1, 2019 | News
  Think you know all about Mardi Gras in New Orleans? Give our harder-than-average Mardi Gras Trivia Quiz a shot. If you get stumped, you can find all the answers by reading MardiGrasNewOr… » Read More

Hail, Museum Month!

July 19, 2019 | News
Mardi Gras Museum to Explore in August. A lot of work, money and love goes into “America’s Greatest Free Show” every year. The museums here celebrate Mardi Gras year round. Wh… » Read More

Experience Mardi Gras in July

July 1, 2019 | News
If you come to New Orleans during Carnival season, you can take your pick of 70+ parades. If you come in July, you can still experience the wonder of Mardi Gras at several museums around the city, inc… » Read More

FestiGals Step Up Second-Line Parade

June 5, 2019 | News
June 22, 2019 Schedule of Events: 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Pre-Party at The New Orleans Jazz Museum 8 p.m.: Step Up Second-Line Parade through the French Quarter 9 p.m. – 11 p.… » Read More

Nyx's Summer Parade Nixed

June 4, 2019 | News
Carnivals' Largest Krewe Cancels Summer Parade Last spring, the all-female Mystic Krewe of Nyx rolled with 3,383 riders in what was thought to be the largest Carnival parade ever. Not ladies to… » Read More

Throw me something, Senator!

May 28, 2019 | News
Mardi Gras in Washington, D.C. Did you know that, since the 1940s, Louisiana has thrown a big Mardi Gras party in Washington, D.C.? The event, which always happens ahead of Fat Tuesday, feature… » Read More

“Prenons du bons temps!”(Say what?)

May 1, 2019 | News
Who first said, "Laissez les bons temps rouler?" It suddenly occurred to us that we’ve never heard anyone discuss the origins of the phrase “Laissez les bons temps rouler” &nd… » Read More