IT'S CARNIVAL TIME!
Mardi Gras is the biggest single event in the New Orleans region. Over 1 million people attend Mardi Gras festivities. The year-long economic impact of Mardi Gras is over $465 million (City of New Orleans).
With over 65 parades and countless private parties, events, and balls in the New Orleans region during the 18 days leading up to Mardi Gras day, locals are working hard and playing hard.
We gathered up a few resources to help you plan for both work and fun.