Mardi Gras King Cakes
Take it from the locals: we have tried every king cake in the city and this is one of the best one around. They arrive fresh and delicious just like you walked into the bakery and bought it off the shelf. Try one or two today.
Mardi Gras Parade Stands
Want to skip the headache of claiming a spot along the parade route with blankets and chairs? Grab a spot in the grand stands with bleacher seating right on St. Charles Avenue. Book your tickets now.
Mardi Gras Shop
This special commemorative Mardi Gras poster celebrates the historic 2021 Carnival season with ”M A S K E D” - The iconic art of Andrea Mistretta has become a slice of New Orleans Carnival culture for 36 years. A very special 18”x 24” limited edition is Signed/Numbered this year in a quantity of only 777.
The Mask Store is one of the best Mardi Gras stores in town hands down! They carry a variety of masks from the best local and national artists. If you don’t find the perfect fit, they can have a custom piece created just for you!
Since 1996, New Orleans Famous Praline Company has been selling the Traditional Creole Candy known as Pralines (praw-leens) to New Orleans locals and visitors from around the globe. Enjoy the ultimate “Taste of New Orleans” with their delicious pralines.
Everything you need for your Mardi Gras celebration. Beads by the Dozen sells beads of all kinds, hats, masks, stuffed toys and more. Check out their custom creations if you're interested in something really unique.
This year’s 44th annual Guide is rolling with over a hundred pages of fun features, photos and more than 50 individual parade profiles and maps. More than three million copies are sold every year.