Mardi Gras Parades and Krewes

Mardi Gras Krewes and Parades

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This post is about New Orleans Mardi Gras Parades and about the krewes and dance troupes that organize and/or participate in them. We’ll help you understand how parades are put together, plus the different kinds of parades, which ones are happening while you’re in town, and how to have the best possible time at a parade. You may also be interested in our Mardi Gras for Beginners post.

What is a Krewe?
What is a Dance Troupe?
When and Where are the Parades?
Tips on Enjoying the Parades
Getting Around 

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The Presbytère in New Orleans

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In this post, we share everything you need to know about visiting the Presbytère in New Orleans. A popular attraction amongst both locals and visitors, the Presbytère is a part of the Louisiana State Museum and features many important cultural artifacts that showcase New Orleans’ fascinating history. 

Plan Your Visit
Exhibits
Virtual Tour
Things to Do in the French Quarter
Things to Do in New Orleans
Free Tours by Foot

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The Historic New Orleans Collection

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This post is about the Historic New Orleans Collection, one of the best museums in the city. Their exhibits are free and definitely worth a stop, particularly for history buffs. In addition to the art galleries and concerts they offer, you can also take a tour of the ten historic buildings on both of their campuses, including the Williams House. 

Plan Your Visit
Main Exhibits
Historic Buildings
Concerts
Tours
Free Things to Do in New Orleans

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March in New Orleans

What to Do in New Orleans in March

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This post covers New Orleans in March, including a top 10 list of things to do, free activities, things to do at night as well as with kids and is updated for 2018.  March means warmer weather and lots of free outdoor music. 

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March in New Orleans

What is the Weather Like in New Orleans in March?

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This post is a summary of the New Orleans weather in March, with tips on what to pack and things to do (updated for 2018).  Spring is in the air and it’s a great time to visit the city as the weather is mild.  Click on the links below to learn more.  If you are coming at the start or end of the month, you may want to read our weather guides to February and April.

 
Average Temperatures
How Much Sun/Rain
What to Wear
Things to Do in March
Free Tours by Foot
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What to Do in February in New Orleans

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This post covers things to do in February in New Orleans, including a top 10 list, some free activities, things to do at night as well as with kids.  February has Mardi Gras and Carnival Season, so parades, parades, parades.  But that’s not all.  If you are coming at the start or end of the month, then you might want to read our January and March guides.  

Top 10
Free Events
At Night
Family-Friendly
How’s the Weather?

Free Tours by Foot

 

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Weather in February in New Orleans

What is the weather like in New Orleans during February?

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This post is a summary of the February weather in New Orleans with tips on what to pack and things to do (updated for 2018). February brings cold nights, but pleasant days. Click on the links below to learn more.  If you are coming at the start or end of the month, you may want to read our weather guides to January and March.  

 
Average Temperatures
How Much Sun/Rain
What to Wear
Things to Do in February
Free Tours by Foot
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Mardi Gras New Orleans

Mardi Gras in New Orleans (FAQs)

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This post answers some frequently answered questions about Mardi Gras in New Orleans as well as Carnival Season in general.  You can also find videos and links to further content to help you plan your time in New Orleans for this uniquely New Orleans festive season.  One thing to get clear, Mardi Gras and Carnival are more than just Bourbon St.
 

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How is the Weather in New Orleans in January?

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This post is a summary of the January weather in New Orleans with tips on what to pack and things to do.  January is a great time to visit the Crescent City as the weather remains quite pleasant throughout this month. Click on the links below to learn more.  If you are coming at the start or end of the month, you may want to read our weather guides to December and February.  

Average Temperatures
How Much Sun/Rain
What to Wear
Things to Do 
Free Tours by Foot
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Things to do in January in New Orleans

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This post, updated for 2018, covers things to do in January in New Orleans, including a top 10 list, some free activities, things to do at night as well as with kids.  January marks the start of Carnival Season, which ends on Fat Tuesday (Mardi Gras Day), so January means parades and celebrations.  If you are coming at the start or end of the month, then you might want to read our December and February guides.  

Top 10
Free Events
At Night
Family-Friendly
How’s the Weather?

Free Tours by Foot

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