Carnival season officially started this past January, and the party across the city has been non-stop. With Mardi Gras day around the corner, we thought it’d be a great time to recap the city’s unique celebration.
For the past month, several parades have rolled in the French Quarter, Marigny, and Uptown New Orleans. And these parades won’t stop rolling until the end of Mardi Gras day, which is Tuesday, February 13.
If you’re just getting started, we’ve published 18 ways to celebrate Mardi Gras like a New Orleanian—with every bit of advice coming from locals. Or, if you’d like a challenge, check out out our Mardi Gras-style bingo card.
Here’s some of our favorite shots on Instagram this Carnival season. And if you want to follow some New Orleans-based accounts, here’s a great list.