If there’s a singular event synonymous with New Orleans, it’s Mardi Gras. The annual tradition of partying in the streets dates back hundreds of years and has attracted millions of visitors. There are 40+ different parades in New Orleans alone every Carnival season, each one with a unique and wonderful personality. Daytime, nighttime, walking parade, or Superkrewe: Which parade are you?
New Orleans on Mardi Gras Day (Photo: Justen Williams)
Randazzo's King Cake (Photo: Paul Broussard)
Dunbar's Red Beans & Rice (Photo: Paul Broussard)
Catch the parades Uptown along St. Charles Avenue (Photo: Paul Broussard)
Mardi Gras costumes in New Orleans (Photo: Zack Smith)
The Bourbon Street Awards (Photo: Jabari Henry)
French Quarter Fest (Photo: Paul Broussard)