2020 Theme & Throw Updates: What's New With Your Favorite Krewes?

January 24, 2020 | News
Mardi Gras may be an ancient celebration but there's always some new to discover. As the krewes announce their 2020 themes, throws and celebrity monarchs and riders, we'll post that informatio… » Read More

Enter Our Mardi Gras Photo Contest NOW!

January 23, 2020 | News
Share your Mardi Gras Memories and you could win a free stay in New Orleans!  2019 contest entry by Erin S. We will be taking photo entries into our 10th Annual "Show Us Your Mardi… » Read More

Bacchus Bash 2020 Names Headliners

January 22, 2020 | News
Mannie Fresh, Flow Tribe and The Topcats will be headliners at the 36th Annual Bacchus Bash, the free, 14-hour block party preceding the famous Bacchus parade. The fun kicks off at noon on Sunday, Feb… » Read More

See the Brass-A-Holics at the First Algiers Mardi Gras Festival!

January 22, 2020 | News
On February 1, a new New Orleans tradition will be born. This year will mark the first Algiers Mardi Gras Festival on the West Bank. The free festival will take place near the Algiers Courthouse fr… » Read More

Mardi Gras Throws 101

January 1, 2020 | News
Throw me something cool, Mister! When we yell “Throw me something, Mister!” at Mardi Gras in New Orleans, we really mean “throw me something cool.” Unlike parades in oth… » Read More

The Fun Begins! Mardi Gras Parades in January

December 26, 2019 | News
Twelfth Night, January 6 While Mardi Gras Day (Fat Tuesday) is February 25 this year, the festivities actually begin much earlier. The fun begins on Twelfth Night, January 6, the official start of … » Read More

Krewe of Alla and Legion of Mars Join Forces

December 6, 2019 | News
FROM DECEMBER 5TH PRESS RELEASE: Joint Carnival parade to roll Friday, February 14, 2020 New Orleans, La. – Carnival clubs Krewe of Alla and Legion of Mars are… » Read More

Trombone Shorty Is Two Stories Tall!

December 1, 2019 | News
The Krewe of Freret has named Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews as its official Grand Marshall. They are making plans for the first annual “Shorty Gras” concert ball at Mardi Gras… » Read More

Hard Rock Collapse Forces Parade Cancellation

November 4, 2019 | News
Krewe Says It Will "Stroll Instead of Roll." Twelfth Night will be short one streetcar parade this year, as a result of the collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel.  According to David Roe, captain… » Read More

New Orleans loves a parade! Krewe of Jingle

November 1, 2019 | News
New Orleans doesn’t need a reason to parade but, if we did, Christmas would be a pretty good one. Join us in Downtown New Orleans on December 7 around 1 p.m. and catch the spirit of the holiday … » Read More