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Nyx's Summer Parade Nixed

June 4, 2019 | News
Carnivals' Largest Krewe Cancels Summer Parade Last spring, the all-female Mystic Krewe of Nyx rolled with 3,383 riders in what was thought to be the largest Carnival parade ever. Not ladies to… » Read More


Throw me something, Senator!

May 28, 2019 | News
Mardi Gras in Washington, D.C. Did you know that, since the 1940s, Louisiana has thrown a big Mardi Gras party in Washington, D.C.? The event, which always happens ahead of Fat Tuesday, feature… » Read More


“Prenons du bons temps!”(Say what?)

May 1, 2019 | News
Who first said, "Laissez les bons temps rouler?" It suddenly occurred to us that we’ve never heard anyone discuss the origins of the phrase “Laissez les bons temps rouler” &nd… » Read More


40 Years Is Enough for the Krewe of Caesar.

April 24, 2019 | News
On April 24, the Krewe of Caesar, Jefferson Parish’s largest Carnival krewe, announced that its 40th anniversary parade in 2019 was its last. While neither the procession or the ball will take p… » Read More


Red Cross Safety Tips for Parade-Goers

February 4, 2019 | News
Red Cross Volunteers and Partners Provide First Aid During Carnival Season Red Cross offers Safety Tips for Parade-Goers New Orleans, LA – February 4, 2019 – The American… » Read More


Big News from the Krewe of Iris

December 27, 2018 | News
The Krewe of Iris, the oldest all-female Mardi Gras krewe at 102 years old, announced that it will have the largest ridership of any krewe for the 2019 Carnival season. Iris 2019 will carry 3,450 ride… » Read More


Family Gras Mambos over to Clearview Center!

December 11, 2018 | News
February 22-24, 2019 Family Gras 2019 will be celebrated at a brand new location this year. Come on down to Clearview Center (4436 Veterans Memorial Boulevard) for free outdoor concerts by John Oat… » Read More


Christmas is here! Time to plan for Mardi Gras!

December 1, 2018 | News
Mardi Gras 2019 will be here before you know it. With 70+ parades, Carnival in New Orleans is the adventure of a lifetime and, the more you know, the more fun you’ll have when you go. Here are f… » Read More


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