Residents interested in operating a vendors booth at a fixed location during Mardi Gras 2022 can begin registering for a lottery on Jan. 10, 2022 through Jan. 21, 2022.

Registration materials can be delivered in person or by mail to the Bureau of Revenue, City Hall, 1300 Perdido St., Room 1W15, New Orleans, LA 70112. Mailed registration materials must be received no later than Friday, Jan. 21, 2022.

The Department of Finance, Bureau of Revenue will hold the 2022 lottery for the Mardi Gras fixed locations at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022, in the lobby of the Civil District Court Building, 421 Loyola St.  

The 2022 Carnival season begins Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1, 2022.

All participants must submit both a completed Official Lottery Registration Card and a sales tax deposit in the amount of $1,000 in the form of a certified check or money order, made payable to the City of New Orleans. Participants do not need be present at the Feb. 3  lottery. Those not selected for a fixed location will be refunded their deposit. Lottery placements are non-transferable.

Vendors interested in obtaining Walker’s Permits for this Mardi Gras season can go to the Revenue office the week of Feb. 16. More information on these permits is available on the City’s website at or at the Revenue Department, Room 1W15 in City Hall.

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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