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Missed Mardi Gras? The party continues.

Missed Mardi Gras? The party continues.

February 28, 2009  |  Upcoming Events

Missed this year's Mardi Gras celebrations? That's o.k. because New Orleans celebrates St. Patrick and St. Joseph Days like they are a continuation of the carnival festivities! St. Patrick's Day is celebrated in New Orleans and it… Read More »

Tell Us About Your Mardi Gras!

Tell Us About Your Mardi Gras!

February 25, 2009  |  Mardi Gras

Now that the Carnival season has come to an end, we at MardiGrasNewOrleans.com want to hear about your adventures. Send us your pics, videos, stories and anything else you may have picked up along the way during your stay here in New Orleans. Chan… Read More »

The 23rd Annual Lundi Gras at Spanish Plaza

The 23rd Annual Lundi Gras at Spanish Plaza

February 16, 2009  |  Mardi Gras

On Monday, February 23, 2009, Riverwalk Marketplace will host the 23rd annual Lundi Gras at Spanish Plaza with the arrival of Rex, King of Carnival, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. The free celebration will again include fireworks on the Mississippi River and … Read More »

Four Signs that the Carnival Spirit Survives

Four Signs that the Carnival Spirit Survives

February 13, 2009  |  Mardi Gras

By Errol LabordeCarnival is a fragile season that is often threatened, though I am amazed at how the spirit seems to survive. There are signs that people really do care and really want the season to have class, significance and style. They even hav… Read More »

Throw Me Something Mister

Throw Me Something Mister

February 10, 2009  |  Upcoming Events

"When you go to New Orleans...you ought to go to the Mardi Gras!" Tuesday February 24, 2009 is just a regular Tuesday for most of the rest of the World. But in New Orleans...that is Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras Day...the last day of the … Read More »