New Orleans Mardi Gras 2013
Take part in one of the biggest Mardi Gras celebrations- Mardi Gras 2013 in New Orleans schedules, parade routes and more!
Mardi Gras is the biggest celebration the city of New Orleans hosts every year. This magnificent, costumed, beaded and feathered party is laced with tradition and is all about having a good time!
Mardi Gras 2013 is on Tuesday, February 12, 2013. Carnival traditionally begins the 12th night after Christmas. And about two weeks before Mardi Gras, the parading begins! This year, parades begin Jan. 19, 2013. Every year Carnival parade organizations – known as "krewes" – are deep into preparations for their annual parades, costume balls and parties. Be sure to learn about Mardi Gras, learn the Mardi Gras lingo, and Mardi Gras History! Fat Tuesday itself typically features back-to-back processions by some of the largest and oldest Carnival organizations in the state. Remember flights and hotels fill up quickly so start planning your Mardi Gras celebrations now! It’s recommended to arrive no later than Feb. 9, 2013 to ensure you enjoy a full weekend of celebrations!
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Mardi Gras 2013 - New Orleans Mardi Gras Parade Schedule
Here is the parade schedule for the day of Mardi Gras in New Orleans on Feb.12, 2013. *Note: Parades and schedules are still open to changes- check back frequently for updates. Visitors also be aware that all New Orleans parade activity will pause from January 28th – February 5th due to Super Bowl XLVII, which takes place on February 3rd. However, there will be parades rolling during this time throughout Metairie, Slidell, Mandeville,Covington & Chalmette. New Orleans parade activity will resume as normal from February 6th – 12th.
|Mardi Gras Parade Schedules|
|Tuesday||Feb.12, 2013||Krewe of Zulu - Uptown||8 am||View|
|Feb.12, 2013||Krewe of Rex - Uptown||10 am||View|
|Feb.12, 2013||Krewe of Elks Orleans - Uptown||Follows Rex||View|
|Feb.12, 2013||Krewe of Crescent City - Uptown||Follows Elks||View|
|Feb.12, 2013||Krewe of Argus - Metarie, LA||10 am||View|
|Feb.12, 2013||Krewe of Elks Jefferson - Metarie||Follows Argus||View|
|Feb.12, 2013||Krewe of Jefferson - Metarie||Follows Elk||View|
Note: There are many more parades before and after Mardi Gras- to see a full schedule, visit MardiGrasNewOrleans.com