16 Tips for Celebrating Mardi Gras in New Orleans
Mardi Gras is just around the corner! If you're headed to the Big Easy, follow these tips to make the most of your celebration.
Photo: Gary Clark, Article: Kim Cross, Megan Holley
#2 Stake a Spot
The most festive site is at the foot of Canal Street near the river, where Rex and Zulu, two epic parades, cross. Crowds are
kid-friendlier near the Uptown start, where parking is (a bit) easier, parades pass earlier, and families abound. Download
route maps at nola.com/mardigras/parades