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Mardi Gras

PHOTOS: Krewe du Vieux, Krewedelusion stay true to salacious satire

By Matthew Hinton | February 10, 2020

The Krewe du Vieux parody parade skewers political figures and pop-culture and is often NSFW (Not Safe For Work).

PHOTOS: Krewe of Nefertiti brings Carnival back to New Orleans East

By Matthew Hinton | February 10, 2020

Established in 2018, the Krewe of Nefertiti is an all-female social aid and pleasure organization cultivating the community through volunteer service and fundraising.

PHOTOS: Krewe Boheme marches second year led by ‘Tank’ from Tank and the Bangas as Supreme Fairy

By Michael DeMocker | February 8, 2020

The 700-members of Krewe Boheme, led by the Green Absinthe Fairy and composed of several inner krewe marching clubs, stage their second annual parade through the Bywater, Marigny and the French Quarter with the theme “The Soaring Twenties”

How to get around (safely) during Carnival season

By Matt Haines | February 7, 2020

Of course, we’re all about that fun. But to ensure it’s fun for everyone, we think it’s important to bring something serious up before we’re in the middle of the party.

Hidden in plain sight: the history behind Arnaud’s Mardi Gras Museum

By Marielle Songy | February 7, 2020

The collection boasts gowns and costumes from 1941 to 1968.

Switch and Signal Skatepark

Parades every weekend! Get ready ya’ll, the Carnival marathon is beginning

By Mary Staes | February 6, 2020

IT’S CARNIVAL, Y’ALL! Parades! Every! Weekend! It’s time to put on your good (and comfy) shoes because the marathon is beginning Friday. To get you prepped for the parading, we have the deets.

A guide to Carnival dance krewes and how to get in on the action

By Matt Haines | February 5, 2020

Floats are cool, but as a wise man once said, “It’s the stuff between the floats that makes Mardi Gras special.”

PHOTOS: Chewbacchus lets the Wookiees roar for its 10th anniversary parade

By Matthew Hinton | February 3, 2020

Raaaawr! That’s Wookiee speak (aka Shyriiwook) for “All hail the drunken Wookiee!”

Krewe Of Chad ‘mayor’ claims spot on Orleans Avenue 552 hours ahead of Endymion

By Clint Durrett | January 31, 2020

The Krewe of Chad was 552 hours early – 138 times ahead of when a spot could be “reserved.”

Dear Chad, please don’t be a jerk for Mardi Gras

By Mary Staes | January 30, 2020

There are a few things you should know so you don’t come off as overly rude.