Mardi Gras

Parade Schedule

Friday, Feb. 2 French Quarter Krewe of Cork 3:00 p.m. Uptown New Orleans Krewe of Oshun 6:00 p.m. Krewe of Cleopatra follows Metairie Krewe of Excalibur 7:30 p.m.   Saturday, Feb. 3 Slidell Krewe of Paws 10:00 a.m. Krewe of…

Bev's Note

We are thrilled to feature the 40th “Whitney Zoo-To-Do” and the 29th “Zoo-To-Do for Kids” presented by Tulane Pediatrics. These are spectacular parties, and this year both events will benefit the expansion of the Jaguar Jungle exhibit! Thanks so much…

2017 Courts of Carnival

St. Charles Avenue’s fifth annual Courts of Carnvial – the largest ever at more than double the size of last year – and reminds you that Mardi Gras really is the most wonderful time of year in New Orleans. Arranged in reverse…

Morgan's Note

April may be my favorite month of the year in New Orleans. The weather, by and large, is still beautiful; the flowers and flowering trees are in bloom; the city is full of music and musicians; and, while Carnival and…

Morgan's Note

Even through we’re just beginning to recover from Carnvial, as you can see, March is a very busy month for nonprofit events! Please look carefully at our calendar and attend everything that you can, because each of these fundraisers support…

WWLTV Eye on Carnival: Dancing in the Streets

In this WWLTV Eye on Carnival, our own Errol Laborde explains how the dancing groups that you will see in NYX, Muses and many other parades over the next week are the best new thing to happen to Carnival in years.

New Orleans Carnival 2017 by Arthur Hardy

Arthur Hardy, a native New Orleanian, is one of the world's preeminent authorities on all aspects of New Orleans’ famous Mardi Gras celebration. In this podcast, he shares some behind-the-scenes stories about our Carnival krewes. These stories illustrate how these…

Morgan's Note

February is a fun-filled month with Valentine’s Day in the center and Carnival season running the entire month. In this issue, we’re making your shopping, planning and partying easier, with What’s Hot for Valentine’s Day, a feature on spring restaurant…