When is Mardi Gras 2013?!?!
Mardi Gras 2013 falls on Tuesday, February 12.'Mardi Gras, or "Fat Tuesday", is the last day of the Carnival season as it always falls the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent
Visitors, please note: Parades will begin on January 19th.
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, Covngton & Chalmette. New Orleans parade activity will resume as normal from February 6th – 12th. Please see the schedule below for specifics!
Bookmark this site for the official Mardi Gras 2013 Parade Schedule!
Most visitors will plan to arrive no later than Saturday, February 9, 2013 in order to enjoy an extended weekend of festivities.
Want to know more about Mardi Gras in New Orleans? Check out our information on Mardi Gras Tips, Mardi Gras Krewes, Mardi Gras Balls, Parade Throws, Mardi Gras Colors, Mardi Gras Dates, and Frequently Asked Questions about Mardi Gras.
Don't forget to dress your doll for Mardi Gras!!
Let the Good Times Roll!!!