Mardi Gras Blog

Louisiana June Festivals for Foodies

Though summer in Louisiana is considered to be a ‘slow’ season, it can be great time to visit. Typically flights and hotel rates will be at their lowest and there are plenty of festivals that will keep you busy. Most Read more >

Jazz Fest Like A Local

Jazz Fest Like A Local It’s finally time for the first weekend of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, which many locals consider to be their favorite time of year… besides Mardi Gras, of course! And just like carnival Read more >

Six Louisiana Festivals to Attend this Spring

Did you know that there are more than 400 festivals in Louisiana each year? French Quarter Fest is just one of many kicking off the season this weekend!  From the Black Bear Festival to the Strawberry Festival, there is sure Read more >

Mardi Gras World’s Guide: NOLA with Kids

What’s the first thought you have when you think about New Orleans? Chances are what comes to mind isn’t child-friendly. Maybe it’s because of the city’s lively night scene, but it is actually the perfect destination to bring your whole Read more >

New Orleans Ultimate King Cake Guide

What is Mardi Gras without king cake? If you are in New Orleans during carnival season you know that there is no shortage of this sweet treat here. Additionally, did you know that king cakes can come in all different Read more >