New Exhibit Showcases African-American Masking And Spirituality in Mardi Gras

Louisiana State Museum Exhibition Opening February 13 at the Presbytère  Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, you will not find many Black masking Indians on the streets this carnival season, but you will see their elaborate suits and learn about their use and inspiration inside the museum’s galleries. The exhibit will be...

City Announces Restrictions for Upcoming Mardi Gras Weekend and Mardi Gras Day

To keep large crowds off the streets and the spread of COVID-19 down, City officials today (Friday, Feb. 5), announced enforcement procedures for the upcoming Mardi Gras weekend and Mardi Gras day, in addition to enhanced enforcement this weekend. Leaders are also urging all residents and visitors to continue to follow...

RTA Traveling Tips for Mardi Gras

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] The RTA has a number of helpful tips and tools to help residents and tourists enjoy a safe, fun-filled Mardi Gras. Tip #1: Make safety your top priority.  Public Transit is the safest, most cost-efficient and stress-free way of getting around congested traffic, street closures and limited...