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What's new? Krewe Bohème

October 23, 2018 | News
New Krewe for Mardi Gras 2019 What? A new Mardi Gras parade? You got dat right, mistah! The 250+ member Krewe Bohème will march its way into the hearts of New Orleanians on Friday, Feb. … » Read More


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

October 15, 2018 | 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 19, 2018. The fun will begin on … » Read More


Mardi Gras Across the Lake: Northshore Updates

October 1, 2018 | News
Not to be outdone by the krewes in New Orleans, the communities on the Northshore of New Orleans have 22 parades during the Carnival season. As the krewes that organize these family celebrations annou… » Read More


Boo Dat! The 2018 Krewe of Boo Parade

September 16, 2018 | News
Throw Me Something, Monsta! Since 2007, the Krewe of Boo has been the official Halloween Parade in New Orleans. This year the parade rolls at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 20, 2018, with Mar… » Read More


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