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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 »

New Year's Resolution: Go to Mardi Gras!

New Year's Resolution: Go to Mardi Gras!

January 2, 2009  |  Upcoming Events

Attending Mardi Gras in New Orleans in 2009 should definitely be on your Top 10 list of New Year's resolutions! This year, Mardi Gras Day falls on Tuesday, February 24! Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, is the final day of the Mardi Gras season as… Read More »

College Bowl fans: stay and play!

College Bowl fans: stay and play!

December 11, 2008  |  New Orleans

With two exciting football bowl games on the way, New Orleans' Tourism Industry is ready to welcome fans with plenty of hotel options and unparalleled hospitality and culture! R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl - December 21, 2008 75th Allstat… Read More »