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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… » 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


Official 2018 Invitation to Mardi Gras

February 6, 2018 | News
At one time, Rex posted colorful posters in train stations and elsewhere all over the country, inviting people to come celebrate Mardi Gras in New Orleans “under the Joyful Carnival Banner.&rdqu… » Read More


The News from Orpheus

February 5, 2018 | News
On January 11, the Krewe of Orpheus named Keegan-Michael Key their Monarch for this year’s parade. Key is an actor, comedian, writer and producer known for his show Key & Peele with co-star … » Read More


What's New with Endymion

February 5, 2018 | News
On Thursday, Feb. 1, the Krewe of Endymion announced that former Saint Steve Gleason will join players Alvin Kamara and Marshon Lattimore as special guest riders in their 2018 parade on Saturday, Febr… » Read More


Bacchus Celebrates 50th Anniversary

February 1, 2018 | News
Updated Feb. 9, 2018: The 50th Anniversary Bacchus Parade will roll on Sunday, February 11, 2018, with Academy Award-winning actor J.K. Simmons reigning as its celebrity monarch. Simmons was one of… » Read More


Mardi Gras Safety Tips

January 31, 2018 | News
The New Orleans Police want you to enjoy Mardi Gras 2018. With that in mind, remember these "common sense" rules for safety: Don't keep your money out for any longer than is necess… » Read More


New Orleans Launches New Safety Camera Network in Time for Mardi Gras

January 31, 2018 | News
The Good Times – and the Cameras – are Rolling In an effort to make the "Greatest Free Show on Earth" as carefree and safe as possible, a dozen cameras are now up along popula… » Read More