Big Chief Bo Dollis, Jr. Has a Busy April

March 30, 2022 | News
Catch the Wild Magnolias at Downtown Super Sunday, French Quarter Fest & Jazz Fest Think you missed Super Sunday? Wrong! It's not too late to see the Mardi Gras Indians at The Circle … » Read More

Mardi Gras in the Movies

March 11, 2022 | 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.   T… » Read More

The Queen of the Mardi Gras Poster

February 19, 2022 | News
From New Jersey to New Orleans: Meet Andrea Mistretta, the Poster Child of Mardi Gras Posters. Mistretta's studio on White's Pond in New Jersey, 1,300 miles from NOLA. For the l… » Read More

Start Snapping! Our Mardi Gras Photo Contest Is On!

February 1, 2022 | News
Last year's winner by Christine Dumouchel Enter Our Photo Contest for a Chance to Win A Stay in New Orleans! How are you going to celebrate Mardi Gras in 2022? We wanna see! The good times… » Read More

Masks Required in New Orleans Even Before Mardi Gras

January 18, 2022 | News
COVID-19 Vaccination Rules in New Orleans. What You Should Know. The City of New Orleans has implemented a Modified Phase Three, which went into effect on January 12, 2022, with an extended COVID… » Read More

Free Family Fun at Algiers Mardi Gras Festival

January 11, 2022 | News
Get yourself over that bridge! The Algiers Mardi Gras Festival  will take place on Saturday, February 12 at Federal City from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.    Acccording to the Festival, this… » Read More

City Leaders Say “Mardi Gras Is Happening.”

December 1, 2021 | News
Get those ladders ready! Start planning your costume! On Tuesday, November 9, Beau Tidwell, the director of communications for the City of New Orleans, murmured the words we all hoped to hear. &l… » Read More

Christmas is here! Time to plan for Mardi Gras!

November 27, 2021 | News
Mardi Gras 2022 is going to happen and it 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 ha… » Read More

House Floats Will Be Back in 2022!

October 25, 2021 | News
When it became obvious to everyone that going forth with our usual 70-something Mardi Gras parades in 2021 wasn’t going to be good idea, city leaders reached out to the public for ideas — … » Read More

Krewes Give Back After Ida

September 20, 2021 | News
Mardi Gras Is About More than Throwing Beads. It’s About Giving Back. The Covid-19 pandemic may have stopped Mardi Gras parades from rolling in 2021 but not it–or Hurricane Ida&ndas… » Read More