Celebrating Mardi Gras

It’s not just the costume creativity that’s on display during Mardi Gras, everywhere you turn, New Orleanians are proud to show why our city is like no other. Mardi Gras gets a misunderstood reputation as a celebration of debauchery for … Continue reading

History of Mardi Gras

While Mardi Gras has become a fixture of New Orleans culture, the holiday does not have its earliest roots in the city. The Mardi Gras/Fat Tuesday tradition began centuries before in Rome as a religious holiday that marked the last … Continue reading