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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


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 Jord… » 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