January 10, 2008 | Upcoming Events

"Throw me something mister" takes on a whole new meaning for the 2008 Mardi Gras season. With the big Mardi Gras weekend being extra early this year, Feb 1-5, hotels are offering great rates on Mardi Gras packages, many don't even require a minimum stay!

For a list of hotels showcasing their Mardi Gras Packages, go to http://www.mardigrasneworleans.com/mardigrashotels.html.

The entire Parade Schedule along with Interactive Parade Routes can be viewed at

So make plans now to come enjoy New Orleans Mardi Gras – often called "the Greatest Free Show On Earth".