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Upcoming Events

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“Awash with Color:…

Feb 13 - May 21, 2016
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the new exhibition… more

18th Annual Dr.…

Feb 13 - Mar 31, 2016
Join us for the opening reception for the 18th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King… more

Amanda Ducorbier

Feb 13 - 27, 2016
AMANDA DUCORBIER - TRIO at the Fountain Lounge in the Roosevelt Hotel more

Backyard Grooves

Feb 13, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.   more

Bolden Bar After-Party

Feb 13 - 13, 2016

Cooking Demonstration…

Feb 13 - 13, 2016
The Southern Food and Beverage Museum (SoFAB) is pleased to announce that Erik… more

Critter Cinema,…

Feb 13 - 13, 2016
Join us for  Critter Cinema, sponsored by the Louisiana SPCA.  Great… more

Double Dose

Feb 13, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of… more

Food Truck…

Feb 13 - 13, 2016

Irma Thomas' 75th…

Feb 13 - 13, 2016
Delgado Community College is honoring the beloved “Soul Queen of New… more

Jazz Market Family Day

Feb 13 - 13, 2016
Jazz Books; Board Games; Crafts more

Mama's Music

Feb 13, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In Big Mama's Lounge. 21+ with valid photo I.D. 7-string guitarist Justin… more

Michael Meads: Bent,…

Feb 13 - 13, 2016
Join us for panelist Michael Meads. He will explore the materials, themes, and… more

Offsite Pet Adoption,…

Feb 13 - 13, 2016
Offsite Pet Adoption, sponsored by the Louisiana SPCA will be held at Feet… more

Patriot, Planter,…

Feb 13 - Mar 20, 2016
NOMA will present the first exhibition to focus on the works of Pierre-Joseph… more

Solo Sessions Concert…

Feb 13 - 13, 2016
Live Music Event more

The Foundation…

Feb 13 - 28, 2016
*Opening Reception: January 15, 2016 - 6pm-10pm The Foundation Gallery will be… more

The Historic New…

Feb 13 - May 7, 2016
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I, The Historic New… more

The House of Groove

Feb 13, 2016
The House of Groove is a House Party and a live improvised musical journey… more

The Music of the…

Feb 13 - 13, 2016
The Rolling Stones are one of the most iconic bands of the last 50 years. Their… more

“Awash with Color:…

Feb 13 - May 21, 2016
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the new exhibition… more

Mardi Gras World drawing to be a part of the Mardi Gras Experience

Many New Orleanians live in NOLA their whole lives and never get to experience a parade from the rider's perspective. This competition is open to out of town visitors and locals alike!

This fall, Mardi Gras World is teaming up with the New Orleans Hotel Collection and the Krewe of Orpheus to offer one lucky winner, and a guest of their choice, a chance to not just experience Mardi Gras, but be a part of it! Visitors to Mardi Gras World this fall can enter themselves into a drawing to win a trip to New Orleans for Mardi Gras 2013, inclusive of money for travel, a four night hotel stay in the French Quarter, and the opportunity to ride in Orpheus - beads and throws included.

This unbelievable opportunity is open to anyone and everyone (over 21 years of age) who saunters down to Mardi Gras World between now and December 31st, 2012!

Want to know more?

The GRAND PRIZE includes:

-Budget for roundtrip airfare for two (2) to New Orleans from anywhere in the Continental US.

-A four (4) night stay at the Dauphine Orleans Hotel, one of the New Orleans Hotel Collection's finest properties, just a block from Bourbon St. Stay in the heart of the French Quarter, where the Mardi Gras festivities begin at your doorstep!

-Two (2) rider spots on floats in the Krewe of Orpheus Parade: Be a part of a New Orleans tradition! Riding in a parade is a heavily coveted New Orleans honor. Orpheus, one of the four ‘super-krewes' of Mardi Gras, was founded in 1993 by Harry Connick Jr. Since then, it has rolled annually on the Monday before Mardi Gras day with its famously beautiful flower-bedecked floats. Your chance to ride includes your spot on the float, costumes, and most importantly, your beads to throw! Over 1.5 Million strings of beads are thrown from an average parade. Luckily, yours will be on us!

-Two tickets to the Krewe of Orpheus Ball - a one-of-a-kind after party at the end of the parade that you're sure to never forget.

Mardi Gras parades are at the heart of New Orleans Mardi Gras traditions. Come to Mardi Gras World, where we create the magic of every float, and where it's Mardi Gras 365 days a year. Then, enter to win to experience Mardi Gras at the best time of the year, from the best vantage point that money can buy! Even better, for you, it'll all be FREE! Come down to Mardi Gras World and enter to win, today!

This offer is open to all visitors to Mardi Gras World who are 21 years of age or older prior to arrival in New Orleans. All entries to the contest must be made on site. Travel budget will be $500.00/person for roundtrip transportation to New Orleans. Hotel accommodations are confirmed for arrival any four nights from Friday Feb 8 to 12.  Additional nights may be purchased at special discounted rate of $189 per night.  Stay includes daily breakfast buffet, welcome drink at May Bailey's bar, free in room coffee, bottled water and wifi. No purchase necessary.

For more information contact: 504.361.7821.