Mardi Gras

New to Carnival: Funky Uptown Krewe starts with friends and the best DJ in New Orleans

By Adam Matos | January 9, 2019

Meet the Funky Uptown Krewe and how they came to be. 

Weekend Picks: Comics, Carnival, and Choppa Style

By Mary Staes | January 3, 2019

Use the weekdays to take a breather because once this weekend hits, it’s back to the craziness.

Twelfth Night is coming! Here’s how to celebrate the start of Carnival season

By Mary Staes | January 2, 2019

Catch your breath while you can, because Sunday is the official start of Carnival season.

A king cake subscription service? Yep, and it’s not for the traditionalist

By Mary Staes | December 12, 2018

It happens every year; someone in the office doesn’t like the strawberry cream cheese filled cake that you stood in line for hours to bring. We’ve got a solution.

There’s a new Carnival krewe on the Avenue!

By Mary Staes | November 13, 2018

Now, 12th Night is getting a little bigger with a second street car krewe joining in on the fun on January 6.

What does our ideal Mardi Gras look like? Forum on future of Mardi Gras looks for answers

By Mary Staes | October 17, 2018

We know, Mardi Gras is all about having a good time. But, you’ve got to ask, does that come at the cost of pulling 46 tons of beads from the catch basins?