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Category: Major Events/Festivals

Start: Feb 20, 2023 12:00 AM

End: Feb 21, 2023 12:00 AM

Spanish Plaza, 2 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

37th Annual Riverwalk Lundi Gras (2023)
Date: 02/20/2023
Location: Spanish Plaza
Time: 12:00PM - 6:30PM
Cost: FREE
Comments: Riverwalk Outlets and WWL-TV Present the 37th Annual Riverwalk Lundi Gras on Spanish Plaza. A New Orleans tradition, taking place the day before Fat Tuesday. Join us on Monday, February 20th from 12:00pm - 6:30pm on Spanish Plaza! This FREE and open to the public event features live music from some of New Orleans’ favorite Grammy Nominated bands, Shopping, local food and drink vendors, and a captivating fireworks display on the Mississippi. The event culminates with the arrival of Rex, King of Carnival. Upon arrival, Rex greets thousands of visitors who have traditionally gathered along the river to watch the processions, while welcoming the King of Zulu. Mayor LaToya Cantrell will take the stage to hand over the keys to city to Rex, who declares Fat Tuesday a day of fun and revelry for all. The ceremony is then followed by an extravagant firework display over the River, prior to Monday night parades rolling through downtown New Orleans. Musical Line-Up: Grammy Nominated Zydeco Band Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers, GoGo Brass Funk Band Brass-A-Holics, and Funk Rock Band Flow Tribe. 
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