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Mardi Gras 2021: Will the Good Times Roll?

July 22, 2020 | News
Could Mardi Gras possibly be canceled in 2021? We’re all yelling, “No Pocky Way!” Mardi Gras 1918 before the Spanish Flu Pandemic. Photo credit: John Tibule Mendes / Public d… » Read More


New Orleans Says Good-bye to Mr. Mardi Gras

July 1, 2020 | News
They’re Wearing Mardi Gras Beads at the Pearly Gates. Blaine Kern created Rex's Boeuf Gras float in 1959. On Thursday, June 25, 2020, New Orleans lost “Mr. Mardi Gras,&rd… » Read More


Keep the Mask On! Support The Wild Magnolias During the Pandemic

June 11, 2020 | News
Covid-19 Affects Beloved Mardi Gras Indian Tribe. Big Chief Bo Dollis of The Wild Magnolias. Yeah, New Orleans is the birthplace of jazz. Yeah, our festivals are the best in the world. Y… » Read More


Before You Get Back to Work, Get Your Krewe to Mardi Gras World

June 1, 2020 | News
"We support Mayor Cantrell's efforts to keep the people of New Orleans safe and healthy. During times of hardship, New Orleanians know how to pull together and overcome. We will this time too… » Read More


Join Krewe de Pink at the Pink Bra Run

April 1, 2020 | News
NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO SAFETY CONCERNS DUE TO COVID-19. PLEASE MAKE PLANS TO ATTEND NEXT YEAR.   Feel good, do good. Saturday, May 9 from 7 a.m. to noon. This Mother… » Read More


Throw Me Something, Bunny!

March 10, 2020 | News
NOTE: CHECK BACK HERE OR FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR POSSIBLE CANCELLATIONS.  Easter Parades for Families in the French Quarter If you love Mardi Gras-style parades (and who doesn't)… » Read More


What To Do With Surplus Mardi Gras Beads

February 26, 2020 | News
Catch and Release, Louisiana Style. After mister throws you something, where do Mardi Gras beads go? Sure you keep some for souvenirs, but every year 25 million pounds of used Mardi Gras beads … » Read More


Want More Parades? We Got 'Em!

February 26, 2020 | News
NOTE: SEVERAL EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED  IN NEW ORLEANS DUE TO THE THREAT OF CORONAVIRUS. PLEASE CALL AHEAD OR CHECK WITH LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT. Miss Mardi Gras? Awwwwww. Luc… » Read More


Bring Your Tribe to New Orleans for Super Sunday

February 26, 2020 | News
On Super Sunday in New Orleans Mardi Gras Indians come out in their breathtaking handmade suits for processions all over town. Traditionally, Super Sunday is the Sunday closest to St. Jos… » Read More


Warpo the Amazing Named 10th King of the Krewe of Fools

February 10, 2020 | News
Warpo the Amazing On February 10th, the Krewe of Fools, a French Quarter walking krewe dedicated to promoting, preserving and protecting the art of street performance in New Orleans, announced … » Read More