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Want to join a Mardi Gras Krewe?

September 1, 2018 | News
Here’s what you do. Five Jefferson Parish krewes are looking for revelers who want to ride in 2019! While dues vary, membership typically allows you to ride in the parade and attend the b… » Read More


King Louis: When Louis Armstrong Reigned as Zulu

August 31, 2018 | News
In 1949, jazz great Louis Armstrong returned to his hometown to reign as King Zulu. By all accounts, he considered the experience the crowning achievement of his life. The week before, New Orleans&… » Read More


Hail, Museum Month!

August 1, 2018 | News
Five 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 roun… » Read More


Top Six Mardi Gras Songs of All Time

July 1, 2018 | News
What do you do when you’re waiting for a parade? Eat Popeye’s Fried Chicken or red beans and rice and listen to Mardi Gras music. Here are six of our favorites (we tried to narrow it down … » Read More


Mardi Gras in the Movies

June 1, 2018 | 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. The camera… » Read More


Catch it if you can: Iris and the Goddesses of Carnival

May 1, 2018 | News
Now On Exhibit at The Presbytère Mardi Gras 2018 may have rolled into the history books but, until December 2018, you can celebrate Iris and the Goddesses of Carnival at The Presbyt&eg… » Read More


A Purple, Gold and Greener Mardi Gras: Bead Recycling

February 12, 2018 | News
The Young Leadership Council and Arc of Greater New Orleans have teamed up to make green the primary color of Mardi Gras with a much-needed bead recyling program. According to WGNO, recently over 93,0… » Read More


Dance Along With The New Orleans Baby Dolls!

February 9, 2018 | News
On Mardi Gras Day, February 13, 2018, The New Orleans Baby Doll Ladies will present the third annual New Orleans Baby Doll Ladies Parade. This year's theme is “Baby Doll Ladies Sweet Shoppe.… » Read More


Mayor-Elect Named Honorary Muse

February 6, 2018 | News
On February 1, the all-female Krewe of Muses proclaimed this the "year of the woman," and announced that New Orleans’ Mayor Elect LaToya Cantrell will lead their parade as 2018’s Honorary … » Read More


Nyx Picks Fiddler Amanda Shaw

February 6, 2018 | News
Cajun pop star Amanda Shaw will served as grand marshal of the 2018 Mystic Krewe of Nyx parade on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 6:45 p.m. on the traditional Uptown route. In a press release, Nyx Captai… » Read More