City Will Announce Lottery for Fixed Mardi Gras Permit Locations on Jan. 25

Walker’s Permits for Mardi Season Can Be Obtained at Bureau of Revenue

The city of New Orleans announced today (Wednesday, Jan. 24) that the Department of Finance, Bureau of Revenue will hold its 2018 lottery for the Mardi Gras fixed location permits for the 2018 Carnival parade season on Thursday, Jan. 25 at 1:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Civil District Court building (421 Loyola St.).

The official 2018 Carnival parade season will consist of eleven consecutive days.  Mardi Gras season begins Friday, Feb. 2 and will conclude at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 13.

The deadline for citizens to register to participate in the lottery was Friday, Jan. 12 at 5 p.m. and was not effected by City Hall’s closure on Wednesday, Jan. 17 through Friday, Jan. 19.

Individuals interested in obtaining Walker’s Permits for this Mardi Gras season can do so in the Bureau of Revenue in City Hall (1300 Perdido St., Room 1W15). Information defining the parameters of these permits can be found on the City’s website at www.nola.gov. This information can also be found in the Mardi Gras Booklet available in the Bureau of Revenue in City Hall (1300 Perdido St., Room 1W15).

For more information, contact the Department of Finance, Bureau of Revenue, Application Unit, at (504) 658-1662 or (504) 658-1643 or (504) 658-1645.

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