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Bringing the Mardi Gras Spirit throughout New Orleans during the Pandemic

Covid-19 brought new challenges to the city of New Orleans, including the hard decision to cancel the traditional Mardi Gras parades in 2021. The mayor herself declared that Mardi Gras would celebrate in it’s own way, stating that Mardi Gras Read more >

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, Read more >’s ‘Mardi Gras for all Y’all’ invites world to immersive Carnival

The spirit of New Orleans and Carnival season remains strong in 2021. A three-night, 4½-hour online spectacular called “Mardi Gras for all Y’all” will bring New Orleans’ signature celebration to the world. “Mardi Gras for all Y’all” is presented by Read more >

The Official 2020 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule is back!

The Official Mardi Gras World Parade Schedule has returned in time for Mardi Gras 2020! Download and print our handy schedule so you can catch all your favorite Mardi Gras parades! Keep a special eye out for the parades we Read more >

Louisiana June Festivals for Foodies

Though summer in Louisiana is considered to be a ‘slow’ season, it can be great time to visit. Typically flights and hotel rates will be at their lowest and there are plenty of festivals that will keep you busy. Most Read more >

Jazz Fest Like A Local

Jazz Fest Like A Local It’s finally time for the first weekend of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, which many locals consider to be their favorite time of year… besides Mardi Gras, of course! And just like carnival Read more >

Six Louisiana Festivals to Attend this Spring

Did you know that there are more than 400 festivals in Louisiana each year? French Quarter Fest is just one of many kicking off the season this weekend!  From the Black Bear Festival to the Strawberry Festival, there is sure Read more >

Mardi Gras World’s Guide: NOLA with Kids

What’s the first thought you have when you think about New Orleans? Chances are what comes to mind isn’t child-friendly. Maybe it’s because of the city’s lively night scene, but it is actually the perfect destination to bring your whole Read more >

New Orleans Ultimate King Cake Guide

What is Mardi Gras without king cake? If you are in New Orleans during carnival season you know that there is no shortage of this sweet treat here. Additionally, did you know that king cakes can come in all different Read more >

The 2019 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule and Map is HERE!

It’s our favorite time of the year! Time to officially kick off the Carnival season on King’s Day (also known as The Feast of Epiphany). Did you know Mardi Gras parades run from January 6th until March 5th? Here at Read more >