Mardi Gras Blog

Mardi Gras 2017 Parade Schedule & Throws

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Obviously, here at Mardi Gras World, we’re fortunate enough to celebrate Mardi Gras year-round. But Mardi Gras 2017 is right around the corner, and we couldn’t be happier. Take a look at Read more >


How Big Is Mardi Gras? It’s very big. The most recent season included 54 parades and featured 1,061 floats, 588 marching bands, and more than 135,000 participants. The combined parade routes covered 301 miles and the processions were on the Read more >

What to Pack on Your Trip to New Orleans

Sure, you can check your weather app on your iPhone the week of your trip, but New Orleans weather has a knack for being unpredictable. Check out our seasonal tips on what to pack, whether you’re coming during spring, summer, Read more >

Where to Stay (and Play) in the Big Easy

There are thousands of restaurants, bars, hotels, and venues to choose from in New Orleans – so how do you get started choosing where to stay and what to do? We’re here to help! Peruse some of our favorite places Read more >

Top 10 things to do in New Orleans

In a city with so many things to see and do, where do you even start? Here are our top ten ideas for what to do while you’re here. Bienvenue! Eat a po-boy for dinner Po-boys are one of the Read more >