Helpful New Orleans Mardi Gras FAQs

Mardi Gras season begins every year in early January. The festival has been a time-honored tradition in New Orleans for generations. If you’re considering traveling to the city for Mardi Gras, give yourself some time to research all of the different activities and events that will be going on. Also, figure out where you would […]

King Cake, Mardi Gras’s Favorite Treat

Everyone should visit New Orleans during Mardi Gras at least once, whether you travel here solo, with a partner, or the entire family, there is something here for everyone to enjoy. Don’t stress trying to figure out all the details, check out Your Guide to Mardi Gras 2020 for loads of tips and tricks. One of the […]

Where To Stay For Mardi Gras 2020 – Mardi Gras Hotels

New Orleans is a major tourist destination with many options for accommodations. You’ll have the choice of quaint bed & breakfasts and luxury hotels. So, where is the best location to stay during the Mardi Gras celebrations? If you’re looking for a party scene, stay around the Bourbon Street area. Book a hotel with balcony […]

Top 5 Must-Do’s At Mardi Gras 2020

Don’t stress trying to create the perfect itinerary for Mardi Gras in New Orleans. This list will provide you with the top things you must do in New Orleans while attending the festival. Remember, there is so much to do in New Orleans during Mardi Gras and the previous post provided lots of information for […]

Super Krewes Of Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras Parade

A Krewe is a NOLA social group that organizes and participates in Mardi Gras parades and festivities. There are many different Krewes that are organized by seniority. The first group is ‘Royalty’ and consists of the krewes Rex and Zulu. Another group is the ‘Super Krewes’ which is made up of Endymion, Bacchus, and Orpheus. […]

Best Mardi Gras Throws

When you think of Mardi Gras, beads typically come to mind. In fact, there are many different items spectators can catch while watching the parades. Many of the New Orleans krewes work throughout the year to come up with creative items to throw during the parades. For regulars, it’s a challenge to collect all the […]

LGBTQ Mardi Gras Festival New Orleans


Mardi Gras and the city of New Orleans are LGBTQ friendly. In fact, the Krewe of Yuga founded during the 1950s was the first openly gay group. Some people in the LGBTQ community feel this group helped with igniting The Gay Rights Movement in the US. During the Mardi Gras celebrations, there are many gay […]

Your Guide To Mardi Gras

Locals at Mardi Gras

There is so much to do down in NOLA during the Mardi Gras season. But don’t worry about feeling overwhelmed just remember to keep your itinerary simple and flexible, as the city does get busy. This may mean changing up your list of things to do. Make sure to do some research and figure what […]

Top 6 Spots To Grab A Drink And Watch The Mardi Gras Parades

What better way to watch a parade than with a drink in hand. Your best bet is to find a spot along St. Charles Ave between Napoleon and Canal Street. There are lots of options available, so don’t worry if the first place you walk into is too crowded just continue walking down the street. […]

Mardi Gras Museum New Orleans

Mardi Gras Festival

So, you’re heading to New Orleans but didn’t make it in time for Mardi Gras. No worries, there is some much to do here and you’re going to have a great time. After all the celebrations are over and the city reverts back to a normal pace there’re still ways to experience the fun of […]