Free Shuttle!
Call 504-361-7821
for pick-up
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Learn the history
and customs of
Mardi Gras, including
free King Cake!
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watch our artists build
magnificent floats all
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From apparel to
jester hats, you can
find everything you need in
our e-Store to bring
little NOLA into
your home!
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Hours of Operation

We’re open 7 days a week, from 9:00am to 5:30pm, with the first tour beginning at 9:30am and the last tour beginning at 4:30pm.

Mardi Gras World is closed on Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter and Mardi Gras Day.

For directions, visit our Getting Here page >

Call for our FREE Shuttle!

We understand that it can be expensive to travel while sightseeing in New Orleans, so if you don’t have a car or don’t want to pay for parking, let us pick you up: Mardi Gras World offers a complimentary shuttle for people taking our tour.

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Check us out!

We promise you’ve never taken a behind-the-scenes tour like this one. Watch these videos for a sneak peek.

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Mardi Gras World

How Sweet! A Partnership with Sugar Rush in Los Angeles

Guests taking the tour of Mardi Gras World in March were noticing a lot of sweet things in production, like oversized lollipops, glittery gumdrops, candy-colored unicorns, and giant ice cream cones. These items, along with hundreds of other studio props, helped to create "Sugar Rush", the new outdoor family fun adventure in Los Angeles. Kern Studios proudly partnered with Experiential Supply Company in Los Angeles to provide the candy-themed wonderland...
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